State’s COVID-19 count tops 1,000 cases for fifth straight day

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 1,072 new COVID-19 cases, the fifth day in a row that the daily case count has exceeded 1,000.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana rose from 1,099 on Friday to 1,134 on Saturday—up from 985 on April 1.

The state reported 11 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 12,937.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dipped from 908 on Friday to 863 on Saturday. Hospitalizations are up 23.8% since April 1. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 5,221 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.93 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Sunday at 5 a.m. More than 2.36 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: 1,072

Total cumulative cases: 722,646

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 11

Total deaths: 12,937

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 5,221

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,392,361

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.5%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.4%**

** 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 2)

First dose administered: 2,364,001 (daily increase of 4,055)

Fully vaccinated: 1,933,367 (daily increase of 15,175)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 98,637 (increase of 182)

Marion County new deaths: 3

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,736

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.4%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,288

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,072

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,808

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,501

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,645

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,189

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,520

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,870

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 31.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.7%

Available ventilators: 80.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,420,702

U.S. deaths: 577,035

Global cases: 152,474,036

Global deaths: 3,198,313

*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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