Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 near three-month high

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 have risen to their highest mark in nearly three months, the Indiana State Department of Health reported on Monday.

The state said hospitalizations jumped from to 852 on Saturday to 902 on Sunday. That’s the first time since May 9 that hospitalizations have topped 900, when they hit 912. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The department also reported 616 new COVID-19 cases, snapping a four-day streak of daily reports with more than 1,000 new cases. However, the case count was the highest number contained in a Monday report since May 3, when 812 new cases were reported.

The cumulative number of cases in Indiana increased by 2,798 over Friday’s report, to 774,097. (The state no longer issues COVID-19 reports on Saturday and Sunday).

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana increased from 1,099 on Saturday to 1,118 on Sunday—its highest mark since May 7.

The state reported no new deaths from COVID-19, but the cumulative death total rose by seven over the weekend, to 13,583. The seven-day moving average of new deaths is three.

The department reported the testing of 2,348 new individuals.

The state said more than 2.95 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. More than 2.94 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: 616

Total cumulative cases: 774,097

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 0

Total cumulative deaths: 13,583

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 2,348

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,678,614

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 15.2%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 7.5%**

** 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–Aug. 2)

First dose administered: 2,944,357 (weekend increase of 14,374)

Fully vaccinated: 2,954,416 (weekend increase of 9,919)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 106,406 (increase of 99)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,810

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.7%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 8%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 37,585

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 18,232

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,990

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,675

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,279

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,845

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,974

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,140

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 32.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 9.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 35,007,771

U.S. deaths: 613,231

Global cases: 198,519,853

Global deaths: 4,228,484

*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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One thought on “Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 near three-month high

  1. Would you mind adding in the cumulative individuals tested in future reports? Thanks in advance. And, please keep up the good work of posting this information for us.