Indiana reports smallest COVID-19 case count since March 22

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 559 new COVID-19 cases, the smallest number of cases in the daily report since 516 on Monday, March 22. That’s the 10th straight day new cases have been below 1,000.

The state also reported six new deaths due to COVID-19.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose slightly, from 810 on Saturday to 817 on Sunday. 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 3,125 new individuals.

The state said 2.3 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.51 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.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 559

Total cumulative cases: 735,999

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 6

Total deaths: 13,069

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,125

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,454,998

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.3%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.9%**

** 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–May 17)

First dose administered: 2,511,882 (increase of 3,160)

Fully vaccinated: 2,305,943 (increase of 6,704)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 100,715 (increase of 99)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,752

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,829

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,317

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,067

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,762

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,745

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,373

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,611

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,943

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 34.7%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.1%

Available ventilators: 79.4%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,994,339

U.S. deaths: 586,359

Global cases: 163,368,005

Global deaths: 3,385,518

*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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