State sees 733 more COVID-19 cases, eight additional deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 733 new COVID-19 cases, the second-lowest daily case count in the past two weeks.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana dropped from 1,296 on Sunday to 1,253 on Monday, but was up from 985 on April 1.

The state reported eight new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative total 12,826.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 875 on Sunday to 891 on Monday. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 3,240 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.59 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. More than 2.19 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: 733

Total cumulative cases: 709,455

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 8

Total deaths: 12,826

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,240

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,337,834

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.8%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.2%**

** 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 – April 20)

First dose administered: 2,191,407 (daily increase of 16,677)

Fully vaccinated: 1,593,765 (daily increase of 20,768)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 96,700 (increase of 91)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,722

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.5%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 6.1%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,580

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,837

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,556

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,358

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,562

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,000

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,404

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,798

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 32.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.6%

Available ventilators: 80.1%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 31,741,301

U.S. deaths: 567,759

Global cases: 142,252,661

Global deaths: 3,033,225

*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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