Indiana reports record 1,499 new COVID-19 cases, 17 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,499 new COVID-19 cases. The number is an all-time high for cases in the daily report from the health department, but it includes the addition of 462 older positive cases resulting from a corrected laboratory reporting error.

The correction also resulted in the addition of 1,628 tested individuals and 2,067 tests administered to Friday’s counts.

The department reported 17 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 3,270.

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: 1,499***

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 109,683

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 108,646

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,037

Increase in cases reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 27,769

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: 16,065

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 17

Total deaths: 3,270

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 322

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

Increase in deaths reported April 1-May 1: 997

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 11,993***

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 1,281,438

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 1,269,650

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 11,788

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.6%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.7%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.1%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.4%**

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 325,159

Increase in unique tested individuals reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in unique tested individuals reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in unique tested individuals reported May 1-June 1: 166,257

Increase in unique tested individuals reported April 1-May 1: 85,264

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

***A corrected laboratory reporting error resulted in the addition of 462 positive cases, 1,628 tested individuals, and 2,067 tests administered to Friday’s counts.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 20,510 (increase of 169)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 758

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.6%

The following Indiana counties have reported 650 or more cases:

Lake County cumulative cases: 10,095

Elkhart County cumulative cases: 6,268

St. Josephy County cumulative cases: 5,935

Allen County cumulative cases: 5,849

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,589

Vanderburgh County cumulative cases: 3,227

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,617

Monroe County cumulative cases: 2,300

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,236

Tippecanoe County cumulative cases: 2,142

Clark County cumulative cases: 2,081

Porter County cumulative cases: 2,011

Cass County cumulative cases: 1,923

Delaware County cumulative cases: 1,824 

Vigo County cumulative cases: 1,738

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,546

LaPorte County cumulative cases: 1,351

Floyd County cumulative cases: 1,286

Howard County cumulative cases: 1,261

Kosciusko County cumulative cases: 1,174

Bartholomew County cumulative cases: 1,142

Warrick County cumulative cases: 1,093

Marshall County cumulative cases: 975

Boone County cumulative cases: 940

Dubois County cumulative cases: 927

Hancock County cumulative cases: 898

Noble County cumulative cases: 869

Grant County cumulative cases: 858

Henry County cumulative cases: 742

Wayne County cumulative cases: 736

Jackson County cumulative cases: 727

Morgan County cumulative cases: 685

Shelby County cumulative cases: 661

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 37.9%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.2%

Available ventilators: 80.8%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,681,251

U.S. deaths: 197,763

Global cases: 30,241,377

Global deaths: 947,266

*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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