2,880 new coronavirus cases set single-day record; 42 additional deaths reported

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 2,880 new positive coronavirus cases Thursday, bringing the state’s total to 155,246.

Those new cases were reported to ISDH between Oct. 17-21 following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. The new cases amount to a new single-day reporting record for the state.

ISDH also announced 42 additional confirmed deaths from coronavirus, bringing Indiana’s total to 3,831. The new deaths were reported to ISDH from March 15 – Oct. 20.

ISDH dashboard data indicated a 7-day unique individual positivity rate of 12.9%, with a cumulative rate of 9.7% positive.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates a 7-day all-test positivity rate of 6.9%, with a cumulative rate of 5.8% positive.

According to the data, 36,552 new tests were administered statewide, with the total number of tests at 2,611,265.

ISDH says 31.1% of ICU beds and 78.1% of ventilators are available across the state.

Marion County reported a total of 25,151 cases and 785 coronavirus deaths to date, the most in the state.

The agency also is reporting 234 total probable deaths in Indiana. Probable deaths are those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record.

For complete statistics reported by ISDH, including total tests administered and demographic data, visit Coronavirus.In.Gov.

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