Indiana reports six more COVID deaths, uptick in hospitalizations

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 153 new COVID-19 cases. The cases were those reported to the state on Monday, a federal holiday.

The department reported six new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative death tally to 13,459. The state has averaged three deaths from COVID a day over the past seven days.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 390 on Sunday to 413 on Monday. Hospitalizations are down from a recent high of 1,019 on May 4. The pandemic-high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 2.84 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.81 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. The department no longer issues reports on Saturday and Sunday.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 153

Total cumulative cases: 755,700

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 6

Total cumulative deaths: 13,459

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 1,019

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,594,166

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.9%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 2.6%**

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14–July 6)

First dose administered: 2,819,341 (weekend increase of 8,752)

Fully vaccinated: 2,840,095 (weekend increase of 11,927)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 103,723 (increase of 18)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,793

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 4.7%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 1.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,761

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,784

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,540

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,247

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,043

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,627

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,796

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,050

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 40.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,724,002

U.S. deaths: 605,570

Global cases: 184,282,349

Global deaths: 3,986,973

*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.

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