Indiana’s COVID-19 case count rises by 1,127

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported 1,127 new COVID-19 cases. Cases have topped 1,000 in 15 of the past 18 daily reports.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana dropped from 1,193 on Thursday to 1,015 on Friday—up from 985 on April 1.

The state reported 13 new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative total to 12,861.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 846 on Thursday to 853 on Friday. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30. Hospitalizations are up 22% since April 1.

The health department reported the testing of 5,710 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.71 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Saturday at 5 a.m. More than 2.27 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: 1,127

Total cumulative cases: 713,959

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 5

Total deaths: 12,861

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 5,710

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,357,565

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.1%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.9%**

** 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 – April 24)

First dose administered: 2,270,448 (daily increase of 16,958)

Fully vaccinated: 1,710,782 (daily increase of 25,549)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 97,339 (increase of 165)

Marion County new deaths: 3

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,726

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.7%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,832

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,907

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,635

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,394

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,596

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,054

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,450

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,828

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 30.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 7.9%

Available ventilators: 78.8%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Saturday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,007,115

U.S. deaths: 571,424

Global cases: 145,864,611

Global deaths: 3,090,571

*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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