State reports 929 new COVID-19 cases, eight more deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 929 new COVID-19 cases, the 13th straight day with fewer than 1,000 cases in the daily report.

The state also reported eight new deaths due to COVID-19, lifting the cumulative total to 13,108.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 slipped from 850 on Tuesday to 841 on Wednesday. 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 5,281 new individuals.

The state said 2.37 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.55 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: 929

Total cumulative cases: 738,173

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 8

Total deaths: 13,108

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 5,281

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,466,297

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.2%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.7%

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 20)

First dose administered: 2,557,011 (increase of 17,375)

Fully vaccinated: 2,371,900 (increase of 25,242)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 101,040 (increase of 148)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,752

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

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.1%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,924

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,361

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,114

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,795

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,766

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,391

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,625

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,959

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 30.2%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.3%

Available ventilators: 76.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,029,091

U.S. deaths: 587,930

Global cases: 165,015,132

Global deaths: 3,420,173

*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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