COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths surging in Indiana

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 2,234 new cases of COVID-19, the highest number of new cases since Feb. 6, when 2,855 were reported.

The state said more than 2.98 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. More than 2.99 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination. About 6,600 Hoosiers received the first dose of a two-dose vaccine on Monday.

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: 2,234

Total cumulative cases: 788,468

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 27

Total cumulative deaths: 13,661

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 6,059

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,717,579

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.2%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17.5%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 9.2%**

** 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–Aug. 10)

First dose administered: 2,996,625 (daily increase of 6,644)

Fully vaccinated: 2,986,545 (daily increase of 4,086)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 108,478 (increase of 289)

Marion County new deaths: 4

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,825

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 16.3%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 9.6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 38,138

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 18,578

Johnson County cumulative cases: 19,374

Madison County cumulative cases: 14,056

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,395

Hancock County cumulative cases: 9,008

Morgan County cumulative cases: 7,113

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,258

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 31.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 13.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 35,952,606

U.S. deaths: 617,437

Global cases: 203,596,283

Global deaths: 4,307,668

*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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