Indiana sees largest number of new COVID-19 cases since May 27

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 572 new cases of COVID-19—the largest number of cases in the daily report since May 27, when 674 were reported.

The health department reported 10 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 13,506. The state has averaged three deaths per day from COVID over the past seven days.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 jumped from 399 on Sunday to 450 on Monday, the highest number since June 17. Hospitalizations are down from a recent high of 1,019 on May 4. The pandemic-high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 2.87 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 after a daily increase of 4,065. More than 2.84 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. The department no longer issues reports on Saturday and Sunday.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 572

Total cumulative cases: 758,479

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 10

Total cumulative deaths: 13,506

New tested individuals: 3,213

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 20.9%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.5%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3.9%**

** 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–July 13)

First dose administered: 2,845,021 (daily increase of 3,583)

Fully vaccinated: 2,874,507 (daily increase of 4,065)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 104,107 (increase of 90)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,800

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

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 3.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,863

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,851

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,595

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,336

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,079

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,646

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,832

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,059

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 38.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,891,589

U.S. deaths: 607,466

Global cases: 187,438,000

Global deaths: 4,043,497

*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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