State reports another 880 confirmed cases of COVID-19

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 880 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases during the pandemic to 93,313.

The state has reported an average increase of 914 cases per day over the past week, up from 788 per day the previous week.

The state on Sunday reported the testing of 9,647 more individuals, the 11th day in a row that testing has exceeded 8,000 in the daily report. The state’s cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.8%.

Saturday’s report also contained six new deaths. The daily report has averaged 10.9 new deaths each day over the past two weeks.

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: 880

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 93,313

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 92,434

Increase in cumulative cases: 879

Increase in cases reported Aug. 24-30: 6,398

Increase in cases reported Aug. 17-23: 5,517

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: 6

Total deaths: 3,072

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 24-30: 79

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 17-23: 73

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: 9,647

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Sunday: 1,065,356

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 1,055,793

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 9,563

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.8%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%

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

**The department began including antigen test results in its data on Aug. 24.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 18,335 (increase of 123)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 748

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,852

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,304

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,024

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,279

Boone County cumulative cases: 833

Hancock County cumulative cases: 818

Morgan County cumulative cases: 587

Shelby County cumulative cases: 618

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 39.2%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 11.4%

Available ventilators: 83.5%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 5,965,339

U.S. deaths: 182,808

Global cases: 25,051,178

Global deaths: 843,641

*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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6 thoughts on “State reports another 880 confirmed cases of COVID-19

  1. 6.7 million people in Indiana.
    They claim 3000 Covid deaths. Indy Star claims 68% are nursing home patients. So we ruin our economy for under 1000 deaths among 6.7 million?

    1. The CDC updated the provisional counts on deaths that have occurred from COVID-19 on Aug. 26, and in the section on comorbidities, they revealed that only 6% of the deaths were caused by just the virus.
      Might it be a propgandemic!

  2. Steve, the 6% report is terribly misleading without context. It has been reported since the beginning of the pandemic that people who die from COVID-19 almost always have other health conditions. That applies to many health-related causes of death. A large percentage of people who die of cancer are actually killed by pneumonia or sepsis or another health issue. The cause of death is still listed as cancer.