After deadline on
Monday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 5,713 new
COVID-19 cases over the previous 24 hours (4,335 new cases on Sunday), to
bring the total so far to 338,977.
ISDH also reported
38 additional deaths over the same period (25 additional deaths on Sunday),
to bring the total to date to 5,751.
moving average for per-day COVID-19 deaths on Monday was 42 (48 on Sunday).
The highest seven-day average of the pandemic was recorded on Nov. 24: 54.
The highest during the initial surge was recorded on April 27: 42.
hospitalizations show no sign of slowing, with 3,401 reported on Monday
(3,392 on Sunday). Monday’s 3,401 hospitalizations are the most on any
single day since the pandemic began, up from the previous record of 3,392
set only the day before, on Sunday.
Over the last 21
days, from Monday, Nov. 9, through Monday, Nov. 30, hospitalizations in
Indiana have increased by fully 56 percent, from 2,174 to 3,401.
According to ISDH,
the most hospitalizations on any given day during the initial surge of the
pandemic was 1,799, on April 13.
On Monday ISDH
reported a 24 percent availability of ICU beds statewide, down from 24.9
percent on Sunday. COVID bed use on Monday was 44.7 percent, up from 43.8
percent on Sunday. Non-COVID bed use on Monday was 31.2 percent, down from
31.3 percent on Sunday.
On Monday, Marion
County reported 46,131 cases and 870 deaths (45,371 and 865 on Sunday), the
most in the state in both categories. Lake County reported 29,183 cases and
469 deaths (28,722 and 469), the second most in the state in both
categories. LaPorte County reported 5,019 cases and 97 deaths (4,928 and
On Wednesday, Nov.
25, ISDH upgraded Porter County’s COVID-19 color to Orange 2.5 from Red. The
color status is the average of two metrics: the seven-day rolling average of
new cases per 100,000 residents; and the rolling seven-day average “All
Test” positivity rate.
ISDH is next
scheduled to update county color status on Wednesday, Dec. 2.
On Monday ISDH
reported 1,234 new student cases statewide (11,677 total); 311 new teacher
cases (2,486 total); and 368 new staff cases (2,899 total).
As of Monday, 205
schools had reported no COVID-19 cases at all; 1,775 schools had reported
one or more cases; and 386 had made no report at all.