The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday said statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 have risen to their highest level in more than a month.
Hospitalizations rose from 461 on Saturday to 493 on Sunday. That’s the highest level since June 15, when 532 people were hospitalized in Indiana due to the virus. 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 health department on Monday reported 285 new cases of COVID-19. That’s the highest number of cases in a Monday report since May 24.
The health department reported no new deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday, but the cumulative death total rose by 11 over the weekend, to 13,525. The state said it has averaged one new death per day from COVID over the past seven days.
The state said more than 2.89 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 after a weekend increase of 9,947. More than 2.86 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. The department no longer issues reports on Saturday and Sunday.
*New COVID-19 cases: 285
Total cumulative cases: 761,472
New deaths: 0
Total cumulative deaths: 13,525
New tested individuals: 1,611
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,635,079
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 20.9%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.1%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.8%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Statewide totals (Dec. 14–July 18)
First dose administered: 2,868,151 (weekend increase of 10,446)
Fully vaccinated: 2,898,312 (weekend increase of 9,947)
Marion County cumulative cases: 104,549 (increase of 42)
Marion County new deaths: 0
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,803
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 4.5%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 4.5%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,995
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,956
Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,679
Madison County cumulative cases: 13,392
Boone County cumulative cases: 7,112
Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,688
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,859
Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,069
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 37.1%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 4.7%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 34,085,761
U.S. deaths: 609,041
Global cases: 190,600,596
Global deaths: 4,092,565
*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.