Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations up 37% since beginning of month

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 876 new COVID-19 cases, the third day in a row that daily cases have been below 1,000.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana rose from 981 on Sunday to 997 on Monday—up slightly from 985 at the beginning of the month.

The state reported 13 new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative total to 12,883.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 jumped from 893 on Sunday to 955 on Monday. Hospitalizations have risen 37% since April 1. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 3,432 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.76 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. More than 2.3 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: 867

Total cumulative cases: 716,306

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 13

Total deaths: 12,883

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,432

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,366,463

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.4 %**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.6%**

** 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 27)

First dose administered: 2,302,877 (daily increase of 13,683)

Fully vaccinated: 1,765,242 (daily increase of 25,276)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 97,689 (increase of 144)

Marion County new deaths: 4

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,731

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.4%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,971

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,935

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,674

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,417

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,607

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,088

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,468

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,839

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 33%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.9%

Available ventilators: 80%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,078,229

U.S. deaths: 572,201

Global cases: 147,298,815

Global deaths: 3,111,587

*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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