Indiana reports 720 new coronavirus cases, 17 additional deaths


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 720 new positive coronavirus cases Wednesday, bringing the state’s total to 101,485.

Those new cases were reported to ISDH between Sept. 4-8, following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

ISDH also announced 17 additional confirmed deaths from COVID-19, bringing Indiana’s total to 3,173. The new deaths were reported to ISDH between Sept. 2-8.

The agency also is reporting 224 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.

Marion County reported a total of 19,387 cases and 752 coronavirus deaths to date.

ISDH dashboard data indicated a 7-day unique individual positivity rate of 5.1%, with a cumulative rate of 6.6% positive.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates a 7-day all-test positivity rate of 7.2%, with a cumulative rate of 8.8% positive.

According to the data, 13,044 new individuals have been tested statewide, with the total number of individuals tested at 1,572,960.

As of Tuesday, 43.3% of ICU beds and 81.9% of ventilators are available across the state.

For complete statistics reported by ISDH, including total tests administered and demographic data, visit Coronavirus.In.Gov. The state has not released data on recoveries.

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