State reports 22 more deaths from COVID-19, 801 new cases

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 801 new COVID-19 cases, the 14th straight day with fewer than 1,000 cases in the daily report.

The state also reported 22 new deaths due to COVID-19, lifting the cumulative total to 13,130.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 841 on Wednesday to 788 on Thursday. They are down from 1,019 on May 4. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 4,790 new individuals.

The state said 2.39 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.57 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: 801

Total cumulative cases: 738,961

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 22

Total deaths: 13,130

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,790

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,466,297

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.4%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.7%

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–May 21)

First dose administered: 2,572,225 (increase of 15,306)

Fully vaccinated: 2,393,680 (increase of 25,242)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 101,152 (increase of 119)

Marion County new deaths: 4

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,756

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.6%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,955

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,380

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,121

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,802

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,776

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,400

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,637

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,964

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 29.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 7.5%

Available ventilators: 77.6%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,058,956

U.S. deaths: 588,583

Global cases: 165,639,253

Global deaths: 3,432,672

*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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One thought on “State reports 22 more deaths from COVID-19, 801 new cases

  1. For most of this week, the positivity rate has been in the high teens (today’s was 17.54%). This is a welcome trajectory downward from the 20% and 30% rates we were seeing 2-3 weeks ago. Hopefully, we will see single-digit positivity rates in the first weeks of June.