Indiana reports 1,164 new COVID-19 cases; cumulative total passes 90,000

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,164 new COVID-19 cases, the second-largest number of new cases in the daily report since the beginning of the pandemic. The only larger number was 1,253 reported on Aug. 7.

Cumulative cases in Indiana have passed the 90,000 mark. The state has reported an average of 892 new cases per day over the past week, up from 816 the previous week.

The state also reported the testing of 12,844 more individuals, the 10th time testing has exceeded 12,000 in a daily report.

The department also reported a cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals of 8.7%.

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: 1,164

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 90,504

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 89,359

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,145

Increase in cases reported Aug. 21-27: 6,244

Increase in cases reported Aug. 14-20: 5,712

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: 16,200

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 6

Total deaths: 3,047

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 21-27: 68

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 14-20: 85

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

COVID-19 testing**

New tested individuals: 12,339

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 1,034,746

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,022,537

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 12,209

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.7%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.9%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.5%

Increase in tests reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in tests reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in tests reported May 1-June. 1: 166,257

**The department began including antigen test results in its data on Aug. 24.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 17,976 (increase of 143)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 746

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.2%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,692

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,241

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,990

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,245

Boone County cumulative cases: 814

Hancock County cumulative cases: 793

Morgan County cumulative cases: 568

Shelby County cumulative cases: 609

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 32.3%

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

Available ventilators: 76.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.4%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 5,832,581

U.S. deaths: 179,977

Global cases: 24,234,340

Global deaths: 827,110

*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 1,164 new COVID-19 cases; cumulative total passes 90,000

    1. The CDC updated the provisional counts on deaths that have occurred from COVID-19 on Aug. 26, and in the section on comorbidities, they revealed that only 6% of the deaths were caused by just the virus.

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