Indiana sees COVID-19 cases climb by 1,191, deaths by 5

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported 1,191 new COVID-19 cases, the fourth day in a row that the daily case count has exceeded 1,000.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana rose from 1,089 on Thursday to 1,099 on Friday—up from 985 on April 1.

The state reported five new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 12,926.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dipped from 920 on Thursday to 908 on Friday. Hospitalizations are up 30.3% since April 1. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 6,144 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.91 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Saturday at 5 a.m. More than 2.35 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: 1,191

Total cumulative cases: 721,577

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 5

Total deaths: 12,926

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 6,144

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,387,503

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.3%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.4%**

** 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 1)

First dose administered: 2,359,964 (daily increase of 15,428)

Fully vaccinated: 1,918,193 (daily increase of 33,779)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 98,455 (increase of 182)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,733

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.3%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,229

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,054

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,787

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,485

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,638

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,172

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,514

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,868

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 31.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.6%

Available ventilators: 79.4%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,296,353

U.S. deaths: 576,291

Global cases: 151,522,831

Global deaths: 3,182,962

*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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