Google Search Console has been upgraded with the capability to report much more properly on indexed web pages in the Index Coverage report.
This update really has taken place on December 15, however, Google simply announced the change today using Twitter.
From Dec 15, the Index Coverage report can more accurately report on indexed pages. Because of this, some pages that were "Crawled – currently not indexed" are now known to be indexed. You'll see a chart notification in this report. pic.twitter.com/RLgmo6x8jX
— Google Webmasters (@googlewmc) December 18, 2019
There’s additionally a comment on the Index Coverage record itself stating that “an occasion has taken place” on December 15 that might impact data in the record. The comment web links to an information abnormalities page with further information:
” The Index Coverage report can now more properly report on indexed pages. Because of this, some pages that were Crawled– currently not indexed are now known to be indexed. Consequently, you might see a transfer of pages from Excluded to Valid state. This does not reflect any modifications in your website, however an extra accurate accounting system.”
This modification will certainly impact information in the Index Coverage report from December 15 forward.