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State surge continues with 4879 cases and 67 deaths

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After deadline on Tuesday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 4,879 new COVID-19 cases over the previous 24 hours (4,213 new cases on Monday), to bring the total so far to 219,338.


ISDH also reported 67 additional deaths on Tuesday (34 additional deaths on Monday), to bring the total to date to 4,732.

On Tuesday, the seven-day moving average for COVID-19 deaths was 37. The highest seven-day moving average for deaths since the pandemic began was 42, on April 27.


Meanwhile, hospitalizations continued to spike on Tuesday, with 2,336, the highest number on any single day since the pandemic began (2,174 hospitalizations on Monday). According to ISDH, the most hospitalizations on any given day during the initial surge of the pandemic was 1,799, on April 13.

In the seven-day period Oct. 20-27, daily COVID-19 hospitalizations jumped by 13 percent, from 1,484 to 1,679.

In the next seven-day period, Oct. 28-Nov. 3, daily hospitalizations jumped by another 13 percent, from 1,679 to 1,897.

In the most recent seven-day period, Nov. 4-10, daily hospitalizations spiked by 23 percent, from 1,897 to 2,336.

On  Tuesday, Marion County reported 31,323 cases and 808 deaths (30,786 and 804 on Monday), the most in the state.

Indiana School Cases

As of Monday, ISDH was reporting 5,916 student cases statewide; 1,235 teacher cases; and 1,429 staff.


Posted 11/11/2020




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