Indiana sees increase of 917 COVID-19 cases as testing hits daily high

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 state on Sunday reported an increase in the cumulative number of cases of 917. That’s the second-highest daily increase since the beginning of the pandemic. The biggest increase was 949 on April 27—a number that included an outbreak of more than 400 cases in Cass County. Indiana has seen daily counts rise for six straight days and has reported more than 700 new cases for five straight days.

Cumulative testing in Indiana rose by 12,425 in Sunday’s report, the biggest increase since the beginning of the pandemic. The previous high was 12.395 on June 25.

COVID-19 cases

*New cases: 927

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 56,571

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 55,654

Increase in cumulative cases: 917

Increase in cases reported July 12-18: 4,959

Increase in cases reported July 5-11: 3,604

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 2

Total deaths: 2,629

Increase in deaths reported July 12-18: 64

Increase in deaths reported July 5-11: 67

COVID-19 testing

*New tests: 12,453

Total cumulative tests reported Sunday: 626,880

Total cumulative tests reported Saturday: 614,455

Increase in cumulative tests: 12,425

Percentage of total testing positive: 9%

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 12,750 (increase of 141)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 706

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 1,933

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,551

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,432

Madison County cumulative cases: 714

Boone County cumulative cases: 530

Hancock County cumulative cases: 506

Morgan County cumulative cases: 368

Shelby County cumulative cases: 474

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 29.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10%

Available ventilators: 73%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3%

Indiana long-term-care facilities (updated July 13)

New cases over past week: 114

Total cases: 5,695

New deaths over past week: 25

Total deaths: 1,245

Facilities with at least one case: 302

Facilities with at least one death: 183

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday morning, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 3,730,312

U.S. deaths: 140,218

Global cases: 14,340,653

Global deaths: 603,111

*New cases and tests are previously unreported cases and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. This category typically contains numerous duplicates—as many as 20% or more—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.

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3 thoughts on “Indiana sees increase of 917 COVID-19 cases as testing hits daily high

  1. Several of my co-workers are commenting that they are being tested multiple times at the same facility. One women was re-tested 4 times. {all negative] The testing sites need to spend some time training the the testers.

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