Indiana sees 1,124 more COVID-19 cases, five deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,124 new COVID-19 cases. Cases have topped 1,000 in 14 of the past 17 daily reports.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana dropped from 1,226 on Wednesday to 1,193 on Thursday, but was up from 985 on April 1.

The state reported five new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative total to 12,848.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 ticked down from 848 on Wednesday to 846 on Thursday. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 5,664 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.68 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday at 5 a.m. More than 2.25 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: 1,124

Total cumulative cases: 712,858

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 5

Total deaths: 12,848

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 5,664

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,352,755

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.2%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5%**

** 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 – April 23)

First dose administered: 2,253,551 (daily increase of 20,430)

Fully vaccinated: 1,685,255 (daily increase of 31,474)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 97,182 (increase of 186)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,723

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.9%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,774

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,889

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,600

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,389

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,589

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,038

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,433

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,825

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 30.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.5%

Available ventilators: 79.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 31,935,174

U.S. deaths: 570,408

Global cases: 144,902,539

Global deaths: 570,408

*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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