After deadline on
Monday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH reported 4,213 new
COVID-19 cases over the previous 24 hours (4,689 new cases on Sunday), to
bring the total so far to 214,509 cases.
ISDH also reported
34 additional deaths on Monday (38 additional deaths on Sunday), to bring
the total to date to 4,665.
hospitalizations continued to spike on Monday, with 2,174 (2,070
hospitalizations on Sunday). According to ISDH, the most hospitalizations on
any given day during the initial surge of the pandemic was 1,799, on April
The total COVID-19
death count includes both confirmed and presumptive deaths to date.
Presumptive deaths are those for which x-ray, scans, and clinical symptoms
all point to COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record. A total
of 246 presumptive deaths was reported on Monday, unchanged from Sunday.
On Sunday, Marion
County reported 30,786 cases and 804 deaths (30,427 and 804 on Sunday), the
most in the state in both categories. Lake County reported 19,434 cases and
393 deaths (18,802 and 392), the second most in the state in both
categories. LaPorte County reported 3,192 cases and 75 deaths (3,127 and
Last week, ISDH
downgraded Porter County’s status from “Orange 2.0” to “Orange 2.5,” on the
basis of a rolling seven-day average of 410 new cases per 100,000 residents
(320 the previous week); and a rolling seven-day average “All Test”
positivity rate of 12.09 percent (8.41 percent the previous week). The
Orange code is an average of the per-100,000 cases, which ISDH scored a “3";
and the All-Test positive rate, which ISDH scored a “2.” ISDH is next
scheduled to update Porter County’s status on Wed., Nov. 11.
Also on Monday,
ISDH reported 1,572 new student cases statewide (5,916 total); 319 new
teacher cases (1,235 total); and 380 new staff cases (1,429 total).
As of Monday, 353
schools had reported no cases, down from 562 last week; 1,589 had reported
one or more cases, up from 1,444; and 424 schools had not reported at all,
down from 453 schools.