INDIANAPOLIS — Friday's latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic.
ISDH daily update
The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 5,700 more cases and 33 more deaths from COVID-19. That puts Indiana at a total of 324,537 positive cases and 5,328 deaths since the coronavirus outbreak started.
The seven-day positivity rate from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20 was 11.1 percent for all tests and 20.9 percent for unique individuals. More than 48,000 more COVID-19 tests administered were reported in Friday's update, bringing the total to 4,148,596 total tests administered.
The state has 23.2 percent of ICU beds available. Of those currently in use, 43.6 percent are by COVID-19 patients.
Latest US, world numbers
There have been more than 12.88 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. as of 3:30 a.m. ET Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University. There have been more than 263,450 deaths and 4.87 million people recovered.
Worldwide, there have been more than 60.99 million confirmed cases with more than 1.43 million deaths and 39 million recoveries.
The real number of people infected by the virus around the world is believed to be much higher — perhaps 10 times higher in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — given testing limitations and the many mild cases that have gone unreported or unrecognized.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness like pneumonia, or death.
Butler postpones Sunday basketball game after positive COVID-19 test
Butler University is postponing Sunday's basketball game against Eastern Illinois after a positive COVID-19 test. Butler did not say if that test was a student-athlete or one of the coaches or staff.
The positive test came after the Bulldogs’ season-opening win over Western Michigan. The team is tested three times each week as part of the NCAA and BIG EAST protocols.
Close contacts to the positive case were notified and told to quarantine.
There's no word yet on when the game with Eastern Illinois will be rescheduled.
COVID-19 remains biggest opponent for Big Ten football teams
The coronavirus pandemic was considered by many Big Ten coaches the biggest opponent for conference teams coming into this virus-delayed football season, and it certainly has been.
With the annual bragging rights game between Minnesota and No. 18 Wisconsin called off this week because of another outbreak, five games have been canceled because of COVID-19-related issues since play began on Oct. 23. And that’s just the games.
The opening months have seen Purdue coach Jeff Brohm, Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst and Maryland coach Mike Locksley test positive for COVID-19. There are still four weekends to go, including this one.