The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 977 new cases of COVID-19. Daily COVID-19 cases have been below 1,000 for 19 straight days and for 27 of the past 28 days.
The state said more than 1 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Thursday at 5 a.m. More than 1.5 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.
Indiana also reported the deaths of eight more people from COVID-19, raising the cumulative number to 12,576.
The department said 2,197 new individuals were tested Wednesday.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 584 on Tuesday to 627 0n Wednesday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
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.
*New COVID-19 cases: 977
Total cumulative cases: 680,998
New deaths: 8
Total deaths: 12,576
New tested individuals: 2,197
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,224,904
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.9%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.3%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3.4%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Statewide totals (Dec. 14 – March 25)
First dose administered: 1,530,924 (daily increase of 33,587)
Fully vaccinated: 1,018,521 (daily increase of 25,918)
Marion County cumulative cases: 92,897 (increase of 103)
Marion County new deaths: 0
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,691
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.4%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.9%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 33,146
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,243
Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,896
Madison County cumulative cases: 11,997
Boone County cumulative cases: 6,315
Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,633
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,240
Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,702
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 33.1 %
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 5.1%
Available ventilators: 81.2%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 1.6%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 30,015,938
U.S. deaths: 545,3557
Global cases: 124,971,776
Global deaths: 2,746,581
*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.