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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 31 additional confirmed deaths on Thursday, bringing the state’s total to 1,295. The state announced more than 22,500 total confirmed cases, with nearly 125,000 Hoosiers tested.

State Officials Clarify When And How Bars Can Reopen

May 7, 2020
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State officials say bar owners across Indiana have to use “common sense,” in part, to decide whether they’re allowed to reopen soon.

The state guidelines allow restaurants and “bars that serve food” to reopen on Monday in most of the state, at 50 percent capacity.

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 51 additional confirmed deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state’s total to 1,264. The state announced nearly 22,000 total confirmed cases, with more than 120,000 Hoosiers tested.

Expanded Testing Begins In Indiana Through Partnership With OptumServe

The state’s COVID-19 testing partnership with OptumServe Health Services launched Wednesday at 20 sites across the state. 

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 62 additional confirmed deaths on Tuesday, bringing the state’s total to 1,213. The state announced more than 21,000 total confirmed cases, with more than 115,000 Hoosiers tested.

Indiana Schools Still Wait For Answers As Holcomb Begins Reopening Businesses

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 19 additional confirmed deaths on Monday, bringing the state’s total to 1,151. The state announced more than 20,000 total confirmed cases, with more than 113,000 Hoosiers tested.

Holcomb Says Indiana Churches Are 'Test Or Control Group' Under Reopening

Gov. Eric Holcomb says places of worship will serve as a “test or control group” under his reopening plan.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb says places of worship will serve as a “test or control group” under his reopening plan.

Holcomb’s guidelines still impose restrictions on businesses and recreation areas, keeping some closed and mandating capacity limits on others.

But religious institutions can hold worship services starting Friday without limitation. Holcomb says he thought they would be the “most responsible” group to let fully reopen.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb didn’t shed any more light Monday on how businesses can be reasonably expected to enforce new COVID-19 restrictions as they’re allowed to reopen.

Indiana State Department of Health

 

Tippecanoe County’s COVID-19 case total reached 181 Monday, a daily increase of 29 confirmed cases. 

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,151 deaths from COVID-19 and 20,507 novel coronavirus cases statewide.

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African-Americans across the country are dying from the new coronavirus at a much higher rate than whites. Experts have a lot of explanations, but they also say more data is needed. In Indianapolis, a new no-cost testing program hopes to increase COVID-19 testing in African-American communities.

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 70 additional confirmed deaths over the weekend, bringing the state’s total to 1,132. The state announced nearly 20,000 total confirmed cases, with more than 108,000 Hoosiers tested.

Governor Holcomb Outlines How – And Why – The State Will Reopen

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