After deadline on
Thursday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 6,654 new
COVID-19 cases over the previous 24 hours (5,156 new cases on Wednesday), to
bring the total so far to 230,965
Those 6,654 new
cases represent the highest single-day total since the pandemic began,
shattering--by fully 29 percent--the previous record of 5,156 set just the
previous day, on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
ISDH also reported
51 additional deaths on Thursday (31 on Wednesday), to bring the total to
date to 4,814.
On Thursday, the
seven-day moving average for per-day COVID-19 deaths was 35 (33 on
Wednesday). The highest seven-day moving average for per-day deaths since
the pandemic began was 42, recorded on April 27.
hospitalizations continued to spike on Thursday with 2,569, the highest
number on any single day since the pandemic began, up from 2,544 on
Wednesday. 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 Thursay, ISDH
reported a 22.3 percent availability of the 2,164 ICU beds statewide: 46.7
percent of ICU beds currently in use are for non-COVID patients; 31 percent,
Marion County reported 32,962 cases and 814 deaths (32,031 and 810), the
most in the state in both categories. Lake County reported 20,908 cases and
403 deaths (20,300 and 401), the second most in the state in both
categories. LaPorte County reported 3,429 cases and 82 deaths (3,333 and
As of Monday, ISDH
was reporting 5,916 student cases statewide; 1,235 teacher cases; and 1,429