State reports 618 new COVID-19 cases, two-week low in deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 618 new COVID-19 cases and two new deaths, the lowest number of new deaths in a daily report since Aug. 9, when one was reported.

The state has seen 172 newly reported deaths from the virus over the past two weeks, an average of 12.3 per day.

The department reported the testing of 8,354 new individuals, down from more than 11,500 in Saturday’s report.

The state’s 7-day testing-positivity rate dipped to 7.5% on Sunday and the overall testing-positivity rate stayed at 8.8%.

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: 618

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 85,932

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 85,317

Increase in cumulative cases: 615

Increase in cases reported Aug. 17-23: 6,008

Increase in cases reported Aug. 10-16: 6,109

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: 2

Total deaths: 3,003

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 17-23: 83

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 10-16: 89

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: 8,354

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Sunday: 977,802

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 969,646

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 8,156

Percentage of total testing positive: 8.8%

Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 7.5%

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: 17,424 (increase of 85)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 743

Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 6.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,423

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,152

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,917

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,183

Boone County cumulative cases: 779

Hancock County cumulative cases: 750

Morgan County cumulative cases: 541

Shelby County cumulative cases: 605

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 41.2%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.9%

Available ventilators: 82.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.4%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 5,633,879

U.S. deaths: 176,464

Global cases: 23,256,567

Global deaths: 805,733

*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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