State reports 15 new deaths from COVID-19

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 687 new COVID-19 cases and 15 new deaths.

The total number of positive COVID-19 cases in the state has increased to 730,969, and the state has reported 13,018 deaths.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased slightly from 924 on Saturday to 912 on Sunday. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 2,705 new individuals.

The state said more than 2.16 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.45 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: 687

Total cumulative cases: 730,969

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 1

Total deaths: 13,018

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,029

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,427,454

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.4%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%**

** 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 11)

First dose administered: 2,451,687

Fully vaccinated: 2,167,259

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 100,003 (increase of 112)

Marion County new deaths: 3

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,743

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 14.1%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 6.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,629

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,244

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,970

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,673

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,700

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,284

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,576

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,919

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 35.2%

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

Available ventilators: 80.4%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,746,594

U.S. deaths: 582,199

Global cases: 159,078,045

Global deaths: 3,306,611

*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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