Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations drop below 400

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 230 new COVID-19 cases, marking the 22nd straight daily report with fewer than 500 cases. Daily cases haven’t topped 300 since June 12.

The department reported four new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative death tally to 13,396.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 447 on Tuesday to 391 on Wednesday, the lowest number since the early days of the pandemic. Hospitalizations are down from a recent high of 1,019 on May 4. The pandemic-high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 2.75 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.77 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: 230

Total cumulative cases: 752,395

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 4

Total cumulative deaths: 13,396

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 2,865

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,568,934

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.3%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 2.2%**

** 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–June 24)

First dose administered: 2,775,274 (daily increase of 5,143)

Fully vaccinated: 2,766,914 (daily increase of 8,295)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 103,406 (increase of 29)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,787

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 4.6%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 1.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,637

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,706

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,492

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,186

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,994

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,586

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,770

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,024

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 31.1%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,579,620

U.S. deaths: 602,863

Global cases: 179,702,837

Global deaths: 3,894,010

*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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