The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported no new deaths from COVID-19 in its daily report, one of the few times that’s occurred since the onset of the pandemic 14 months ago.
The daily report on April 4 also showed no new deaths, but the number was later updated to five. According to current data, the last time no COVID deaths were recorded was March 19, 2020. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. The state’s cumulative death tally currently stands at 13,136.
On Sunday, the state health department also reported 565 new COVID-19 cases, the 16th straight day with fewer than 1,000 cases.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 800 on Friday to 770 on Saturday. They are down from 1,019 on May 4. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
The health department reported the testing of 3,466 new individuals.
The state said 2.42 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.59 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.
Following are the latest COVID-19 numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health. The department updates its data daily based on information received through 11:59 p.m. the previous day.
*New COVID-19 cases: 565
Total cumulative cases: 740,189
New deaths: 0
Total deaths: 13,136
New tested individuals: 3,466
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,478,106
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.2%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.7%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.7%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Statewide totals (Dec. 14–May 21)
First dose administered: 2,588,849 (increase of 5,730)
Fully vaccinated: 2,424,633 (increase of 10,305)
Marion County cumulative cases: 101,363 (increase of 100)
Marion County new deaths: 0
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,757
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.3%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 4.8%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,020
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,403
Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,148
Madison County cumulative cases: 12,822
Boone County cumulative cases: 6,790
Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,413
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,646
Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,970
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 27.2%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.2%
Available ventilators: 69.4%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 4.1%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 33,092,305
U.S. deaths: 589,428
Global cases: 166,272,195
Global deaths: 3,446,101
*New cases, deaths and tests are previously unreported cases, deaths and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. The cases and testing categories typically contain numerous duplicates—as many as 20% or more—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.
One thought on “Indiana reports no new COVID deaths, 565 new cases”
Only because Boss Hogsett kept the mask order in place, otherwise everyone in Marion County would have already been dead.