State reports 1,096 new COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported 1,096 new COVID-19 cases, the second-highest number of cases reported in a daily report since the beginning of the pandemic. The previous high was 1,253 on Aug. 7.

That’s the seventh time in the last 10 days that new cases have exceeded 1,000.

The department reported the testing of 11,925 new individuals, the ninth highest testing number in a daily report so far. The state’s 7-day testing-positivity rate remained at 7.6% and the overall testing-positivity rate stayed at 8.9%.

The state also reported 15 new deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the total during the pandemic to 2,921.

Marion County reported an increase of 102 cases, the 30th straight day that cases in the county have risen by more than 100. The county’s 7-day testing-positivity rate was 8.6%.

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 cases: 1,096

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 79,676

Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 78,632

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,044

Increase in cases reported Aug. 9-15: 6,389

Increase in cases reported Aug. 2-8: 6,165

Increase in cases reported July 1-Aug. 1: 21,170

Increase in cases reported June 1-July 1: 11,122

Increase in cases reported May 1-June. 1: 16,200

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 15

Total deaths: 2,921

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 9-15: 90

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 2-8: 57

Increase in deaths reported July 1-Aug. 1: 315

Increase in deaths reported June 1-July 1: 480

Increase in deaths reported May 1-June. 1: 914

COVID-19 testing

*New tested individuals: 11,925

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 897,615

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 886,489

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 11,126

Percentage of total testing positive: 8.9%

Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 7.6%

Increase in tests reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in tests reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in tests reported May 1-June. 1: 166,257

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 16,539 (increase of 102)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 735

Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 8.6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,103

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,996

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,833

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,079

Boone County cumulative cases: 726

Hancock County cumulative cases: 711

Morgan County cumulative cases: 505

Shelby County cumulative cases: 580

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 35.2%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 11.6%

Available ventilators: 80.7%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Saturday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 5,324,930

U.S. deaths: 168,703

Global cases: 21,261,598

Global deaths: 767,054

*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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5 thoughts on “State reports 1,096 new COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths

  1. The COVID-19 Plandemic has proven more fraudulently political than medical as for all the flip flopping policies that corresponds more with the economy than medical sciences.

    Medical sciences has already found viable solutions to prevent or cure with hydroxichloriquin that politics has taken this once abundantly available med off the market making almost illegal to dispense.

    Continuing daily we see COVID-19 statistics going through the roof as more and more cases of fraud accounting are used to keep numbers up and a control over the public but not on the government itself imposing the increasing mandates and oppression.

    There hasn’t been one thing in all of this that has exhibited and honesty, integrity, and character, starting with the WHO and CDC.

    Every affliction and condition has been purposely and deceitfully called COVID-19 by local medical officials as the government has turned each declared COVID case into a cash cow they stand to make millions of dollars from.

    People stop living in the government’s lies and start living again back to your former Constitutional Rights and Liberties!!!

    1. Hydroxichloroquine is not proven to be effective in treating Covid-19. Have some gotten better while on it, sure, but that’s not enough to prove it’s the reason they got better. For most people it doesn’t do anything, or maybe makes things worse. The reason it’s being restricted is because their are people who actually need that medication and cannot get it because of conspiracy theorists like yourself. I have a friend with lupus who has been struggling to get her medication since Trump stupidly propped the meds up.

    2. Thank you! The basis for all of the restrictions will actually never go away because there will always be a new virus to control the masses. The people that argued with me, saying this is only for 2 weeks, 6 weeks, just till the end of May… It won’t be over, ever.

    3. Wesley H., You are giving President Trump credit for proposing this medical course of action? Actually, the course of events no one is stating is that this treatment was first being used successfully in Australia and the UK, President Trump just picked up on that, which he should be given credit for, and started talking about it. But, since it was proposed by President Trump, it couldn’t be successful. Since then, it has been approved for limited use by the FDA, but after two fraudulent studies came out stating that it was detrimental to patients, that limited use was pulled. But now, it is back being used successfully after legitimate, peer reviewed studies have come out. (see James B’s comments below) Also, go check out an article in a 2005 NIH publication (you know, the organization supervised/directed by Dr. Fauci) titled “Chloroquine is a potent inhibitor of SARS coronavirus infection and spread” where both Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine were deemed good to be used both for treatment and prevention of the Coronavirus, SARS at that time. There is no conspiracy theory here, just follow the timeline and realize that the use of these drugs was politicized. Sorry your friend is having trouble, but that just further proves that these medications work. If they didn’t work for the treatment of Covid, doctors wouldn’t prescribe them.

  2. There are many studies that support its use. At Henry Ford in a study of more than 2500 patients the death rate was reduced by 50%. The doses used in the study that is cited to discourage its use were so high, and given so late, I believe they were trying to cause complications. Hydroxychloroquine plus zinc has a very favorable risk-benefit ratio when given early. The politicization of the regimen is a medical tragedy.