Indiana reports two-month low in COVID-19 cases, testing

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 394 new COVID-19 cases, as testing slowed significantly over the Labor Day weekend. The number of new cases was the lowest number in the daily report since July 7.

The state reported the testing of 4,635 more individuals, also the lowest number since July 7.

The state’s cumulative testing-positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.8%. The seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals rose from 7.3% to 7.5%.

The department on Monday also reported 12 more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the cumulative number to 3,156.

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 cases: 394

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 100,780

Total cumulative cases reported Monday: 100,394

Increase in cumulative cases: 386

Increase in cases reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 27,769

Increase in cases reported July 1-Aug. 1: 21,170

Increase in cases reported June 1-July 1: 11,122

Increase in cases reported May 1-June. 1: 16,065

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 12

Total deaths: 3,156

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 322

Increase in deaths reported July 1-Aug. 1: 315

Increase in deaths reported June 1-July 1: 480

Increase in deaths reported May 1-June. 1: 914

Increase in deaths reported April 1-May 1: 997

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,635

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 1,150,863

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Monday: 1,146,572

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 4,291

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.5%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.6%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.6%

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 325,159

Increase in unique tested individuals reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in unique tested individuals reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in unique tested individuals reported May 1-June 1: 166,257

Increase in unique tested individuals reported April 1-May 1: 85,264

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 19,307 (increase of 35)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 750

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,241

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,467

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,096

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,418

Boone County cumulative cases: 892

Hancock County cumulative cases: 849

Morgan County cumulative cases: 625

Shelby County cumulative cases: 638

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 43.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.6%

Available ventilators: 82.3%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.2%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,306,412

U.S. deaths: 189,283

Global cases: 27,382,880

Global deaths: 893,658

*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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3 thoughts on “Indiana reports two-month low in COVID-19 cases, testing

  1. Then why all this nonsense with masks & social distancing? Let society get back to normal! Let the kids go back to school. They are the ones being the most hurt by forced upon fear of everything and isolation.

    1. Ummm, one possible explanation for why we’re not going back to normal just yet is that the extra precautions are what is causing these improved numbers. But you already knew that.

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