The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported 6,983 new COVID-19 cases, the third highest daily case number of the pandemic and the 11th straight day that the state has reported more than 5,000 new cases.

Indiana has reported more than 4,000 new cases for 17 straight days and in excess of 2,000 for the past 31 days.

The state reported 40 new COVID-19 deaths, raising the cumulative total during the pandemic to 4,992. Indiana has reported more than 25 deaths in 26 of the last 27 daily reports.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Indiana hit another all-time high, climbing to 3,168 on Friday, up from 3,077 on Thursday.

COVID-19 patients occupy 43% of the state’s intensive care beds. The state said 22.4% of its ICU beds are unoccupied.

The department reported the testing of 22,907 more unique individuals. Testing of new individuals has exceeded 20,000 six times in the past eight days.

The state’s seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 23.5%. The seven-day positivity rate for all tests is at 12.2%.

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: 6,983

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 289,183

Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 282,311

Increase in cumulative cases: 6,872

Increase in cases reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 60,932

Increase in cases reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 26,285

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: 40

Total deaths: 4,992

Increase in deaths reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 706

Increase in deaths reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 325

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: 22,907

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 2,009,763

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 2,030,938

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 21,175

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 14.1%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 23.5%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 12.2%**

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 322,213

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 303,966

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.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 39,860 (increase of 746)

Marion County new deaths: 3

Marion County cumulative deaths: 839

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 21%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 13.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 11,889

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 5,539

Johnson County cumulative cases: 5,814

Madison County cumulative cases: 4,487

Boone County cumulative cases: 2,271

Hancock County cumulative cases: 2,349

Morgan County cumulative cases: 1,908

Shelby County cumulative cases: 1,663

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 22.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 43%

Available ventilators: 72.7%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 10.4%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Saturday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 11,928,902

U.S. deaths: 254,560

Global cases: 57,775,599

Global deaths: 1,376,404

*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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