Indiana reports another daily high in COVID-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,051 new COVID-19 cases, an all-time daily high.

The department also reported the testing of 12,153 more individuals, the fifth-highest total during the pandemic. The 7-day testing positivity rate dipped from 7.8% on Wednesday to 7.5% on Thursday. The state’s overall testing-positivity rate remained at 8.8%.

Marion County reported an increase of 170 cases, the 21st straight day that cases in the county have risen by more than 100. The county’s 7-day testing-positivity rate was 9.4%.

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 cases: 1,051

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 71,015

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 69,975

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,040

Increase in cases reported July 31-Aug. 6: 5,762

Increase in cases reported July 24-30: 5,651

Increase in cases reported July 1-Aug. 1: 21,170

Increase in cases reported June 1-July 1: 11,122

Increase in cases reported May 1-June 1: 16,200

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 6

Total deaths: 2,811

Increase in deaths reported July 31-Aug. 6: 66

Increase in deaths reported July 24-30: 63

Increase in deaths reported July 1-Aug. 1: 315

Increase in deaths reported June 1-July 1: 480

Increase in deaths reported May 1-June. 1: 914

COVID-19 testing

*New tested individuals: 12,153

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 804,345

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 792,225

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 12,120

Percentage of total testing positive: 8.8%

Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 7.5%

Increase in tests reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in tests reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in tests reported May 1-June. 1: 166,257

County numbers

The following counties reported more than 450 cases as of Thursday:

Marion County cumulative cases: 15,322 (increase of 170)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 723

Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 9.4%

Lake County cumulative cases: 7,343

Lake County 7-day positivity rate: 7.7%

Elkhart County cumulative cases: 4,713

Allen County cumulative cases: 3,725

St. Joseph County cumulative cases: 3,301

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 2,610

Vanderburgh County cumulative cases: 1,842

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,814

Cass County cumulative cases: 1,766

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,694

Porter County cumulative cases: 1,238

Clark County cumulative cases: 1,148

Tippecanoe County cumulative cases: 1,146

Madison County cumulative cases: 895

LaPorte County cumulative cases: 869

Howard County cumulative cases: 855

Kosciusko County cumulative cases: 827

Marshall County cumulative cases: 758

Bartholomew County cumulative cases: 754

Floyd County cumulative cases: 740

Monroe County cumulative cases: 708

Delaware County cumulative cases: 680

Dubois County cumulative cases: 658

Boone County cumulative cases: 653

Noble County cumulative cases: 645

Hancock County cumulative cases: 638

Jackson County cumulative cases: 562

LaGrange County cumulative cases: 554

Warrick County cumulative cases: 553

Shelby County cumulative cases: 535

Vigo County cumulative cases: 543

Grant County cumulative cases: 520

Dearborn County cumulative cases: 479

Morgan County cumulative cases: 451

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 32.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 13.7%

Available ventilators: 81.7%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 4,826,861

U.S. deaths: 158,445

Global cases: 18,851,834

Global deaths: 708,676

*New cases and tests are previously unreported cases and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. This category typically contains numerous duplicates — as many as 20% or more —that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.

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