NEW (Nov. 10):
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say Indiana is continuing its record-setting increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations and new infections, with the state once again surpassing 4,000 new cases. The Indiana State Department of Health also reported Tuesday 63 newly recorded COVID-19 deaths, raising Indiana's pandemic death toll to 4,731, including confirmed and presumed coronavirus infections. Indiana's 4,879 new COVID-19 infections reported Tuesday by the state agency are the state's second-highest daily count of new cases and mark the sixth straight day Indiana has reported more than 4,000 cases. Indiana's seven-day rolling average for newly confirmed cases also rose to 4,490, its highest level of the pandemic.
PREVIOUS POST (Nov. 9):
INDIANPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s hospitals were treating the largest number of COVID-19 patients on Sunday since the state began releasing public reports on coronavirus hospitalizations last spring, early in the pandemic, state health officials said. The Indiana State Department of Health says that on the seventh straight day of record-setting coronavirus hospitalizations, Indiana hospitals were treating 2,174 patients with COVID-19. The state agency also reported another 4,213 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing Indiana’s seven-day rolling average for newly confirmed coronavirus cases to 4,212. That is up more than 214% from a month ago and has continued rising to new highs that the state has seen during the pandemic.