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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health Tuesday morning announced that 568 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 5,507 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

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INDIANAPOLIS – As the COVID-19 virus continues to threaten the health of Hoosiers, the three branches of state government came together to issue a letter advising county jails to evaluate their populations and release low-risk, non-violent detainees.

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is launching a health campaign focused on the city's black and brown communities, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday following a media report highlighting the disproportionate number of black residents among those who have died of COVID-19 complications in the city.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state would loan 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of coronavirus-related hospitalizations.

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana judge declined to release a pregnant inmate from jail after her mother pleaded to keep her locked up, saying her daughter's history of substance abuse threatens the life of her unborn child.

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TIPTON — A Tipton County Sheriff's Department merit road deputy that had recent possible exposure to someone with the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has now tested positive for the virus himself. 

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb issued a new two-week Stay At Home order designed to limit interactions among Hoosiers to increase containment of COVID-19, according to a press release from the Governor’s office.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Monday it intends to progressively restart its U.S. manufacturing facilities beginning May 4.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Twenty-four more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, boosting the state's virus death toll past 100 while its confirmed cases topped 3,400, state health officials said Friday.

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In a television address today, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick announced that all K-12 schools in Indiana will provide instruction via remote learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.


The Democratic National Committee is delaying its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17 after prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn’t think it would be possible to hold it in mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Thirteen more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, raising the state's virus death toll to 78 while its confirmed cases surged past 3,000, state health officials said Thursday.

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BUNKER HILL – Grissom Air Reserve Base officials say airmen continue to deploy on missions around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the military installation is taking steps on the ground to increase safety for workers.

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From dancing in the streets at Waterford Place to welcome spring, to serving meals room-to-room in fancy footwear, calling it “Meals in Heels,” at Primrose Retirement Community, staff and residents are finding ways to keep things entertaining.


INDIANAPOLIS — Sixteen more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, raising the state's virus death toll to 65 as its confirmed cases surged by more than 400, state health officials said Wednesday.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's health commissioner urged Hoosiers on Tuesday to continue to adhere to the state's stay-at-home order, warning that while Indiana's coronavirus cases had surged past 2,000 and its deaths climbed to 49 the state remained far from reaching its peak in cases.

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With their daily lives drastically altered, teachers and students alike have been doing their best to adapt to new education methods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Daviess County Amish community is facing the same conundrums that all of us are. In this time of closings and social distancing in the face of the coronavirus how do they operate, how do they live, how do they worship?

WASHINGTON — Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women.

WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., his foremost infection disease expert says the country could experience more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic.

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As the demand for personal protective equipment such as gowns and masks increases, manufacturers have struggled to keep up and state governments have turned to private citizens to fill the gap.

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Donning yellow gowns, plastic gloves, face masks and goggles that look like they came from a high school chemistry lab, Kokomo Fire Department officials worked an active medical call on the city’s north side last Thursday.

A run along empty city streets. Pull-ups in an abandoned outdoor gym. Yoga, CrossFit and boot camp classes streamed online in home isolation. Fitness enthusiasts stuck inside to combat the spread of the coronavirus are finding ways to stay active, even with their normal gyms and classes shut down.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's coronavirus cases surged by more than 300 to nearly 1,000 statewide Friday, as seven more deaths were reported, bringing the state's death toll to 24 amid the pandemic, state health officials said.

Indiana hasn’t yet taken any action to protect existing prescriptions for two drugs rumored to be possible treatments for COVID-19, even as neighboring states report doctors self-prescribing to hoard the medication for themselves.

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