The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 421 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest daily case count since Sept. 8, when 394 were reported at the end of the Labor Day weekend.
Daily cases have fallen below 1,000 for 17 of the past 18 days.
The state also reported eight new deaths due to the coronavirus. The department said 2,961 new individuals were tested.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 604 on Saturday to 610 on Sunday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
The state said more than 837,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. More than 1.27 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: 421
Total cumulative cases: 672,967
New deaths: 8
Total deaths: 12,454
New tested individuals: 2,961
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,185,150
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.7%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.5%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3.1%**
** 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 – March 15)
First dose administered: 1,276,777 (daily increase of 5,824)
Fully vaccinated: 837,233 (daily increase of 6,374)
Marion County cumulative cases: 91,973 (increase of 41)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,675
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.9%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.5%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 32,739
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,076
Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,621
Madison County cumulative cases: 11,894
Boone County cumulative cases: 6,248
Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,540
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,187
Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,671
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 37.3 %
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 4.7%
Available ventilators: 81.9%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 1.7%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 29,446,321
U.S. deaths: 534,946
Global cases: 120,002,856
Global deaths: 2,655,755
*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.