State reports increase of 425 COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths

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: 584

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 41,438

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 41,013

Increase in cumulative cases: 425

Increase in cases reported June 12-18: 2,690

Increase in cases reported June 5-11: 2,652

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 15

Total deaths: 2,304

COVID-19 testing

New tests: 10,701

Total cumulative tests reported Thursday: 384,722**

Total cumulative tests reported Wednesday: 371,182

Increase in cumulative tests: 13,540

Percentage of total testing positive: 10.8%

** This number includes results from a testing facility that has been newly on-boarded into the health department’s electronic reporting system. An additional 2,936 historical negative tests from this facility were added.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 10,862 (revised down by 10)

Marion County new deaths: 4

Marion County cumulative deaths: 661

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 1,349

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,286

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,185

Madison County cumulative cases: 618

Boone County cumulative cases: 380

Hancock County cumulative cases: 382

Morgan County cumulative cases: 301

Shelby County cumulative cases: 408

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 36.9%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 9.5%

Available ventilators: 81.6%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.7%

Indiana long-term-care facilities (updated June 15)

New cases: 331

Total cases: 4,942

New deaths: 71

Total deaths: 1,082

Facilities with at least one case: 264

Facilities with at least one death: 164

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday morning:

U.S. cases: 2,164,497

U.S. deaths: 117,832

Global cases: 8,391,551

Global deaths: 449,695

*New cases and tests are previously unreported cases and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. This category typically contains numerous duplicates—often more than 10%—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.

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8 thoughts on “State reports increase of 425 COVID-19 cases, 15 more deaths

    1. The state doesn’t report so-called new cases by county. It updates the cumulative total. As noted, the total in Marion County decreased by 10 from yesterday.

    1. That was previously determined by using the increase in cases from the previous day. We need to rename that category.

    1. Nancy, it means that the health department found 159 duplicate or incorrectly reported cases yesterday and eliminated them from the cumulative total. That is a lot more than usual.

  1. The way it’s phrased makes it sounds like yesterday’s number was erroneously reported, not like the cumulative total of current cases decreased by 10. How will that category be renamed going forward so I know what to look for?

    1. Kenny, to keep it simple, I think we’ll just do it like today and note how much the cumulative total has increased or decreased in parenthesis.

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