State reports 12 more deaths from COVID-19, rise in hospitalizations

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 824 new COVID-19 cases, the second day in a row with fewer than 1,000 new cases.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana dipped from 1,151 on Sunday to 1,140 on Monday—up from 985 on April 1.

The state reported 12 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 12,950.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 931 on Sunday to 967 on Monday. Hospitalizations are up 38.7% since April 1. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 3,188 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.96 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. More than 2.37 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: 824

Total cumulative cases: 724,214

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 12

Total deaths: 12,950

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,188

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,397,243

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.7%**

** 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–May 4)

First dose administered: 2,376,140 (daily increase of 38,150)

Fully vaccinated: 1,969,344 (daily increase of 26,991)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 98,907 (increase of 167)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,736

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.7%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,354

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,096

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,832

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,519

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,652

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,204

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,529

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,881

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 35.7%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.4%

Available ventilators: 78.8%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,477,368

U.S. deaths: 577,671

Global cases: 153,676,825

Global deaths: 3,216,016

*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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