COVID-19

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Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday the state will devote significant resources to nursing homes across Indiana in the next few weeks.

COVID-19 cases and deaths are surging at nursing homes as the state infection rate spikes.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb insists there is no need to reimpose statewide COVID-19 restrictions.

The average number of new cases has more than doubled since Holcomb moved Indiana to Stage 5 four weeks ago and withdrew almost all restrictions.

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State health leaders are beginning to release their plans for distributing a COVID-19 vaccine — whenever one becomes available.

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An average student in Indiana may have lost the equivalent of more than one year of learning during the pandemic’s first months when school buildings closed, according to one of the first studies projecting the coronavirus' impact on student academics.

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Purdue University’s head football coach, Jeff Brohm, confirmed his COVID-19 diagnosis Monday, after the results of both a daily antigen test and a PCR test taken Sunday came back positive. 

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 142 additional confirmed deaths over the last week, bringing the state’s total to 3,704 – the largest reported in a single week since late May.

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Purdue University head football coach Jeff Brohm received presumed positive COVID-19 test results Sunday. 

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Indiana set a new grim record for daily reported cases of COVID-19, with more than 2,300 cases reported Friday. The state has had more than 1,000 new cases per day since Oct. 7. 

Chicago Travel Order For Indiana Begins Friday

Oct 16, 2020
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Chicago’s emergency travel order for Indiana takes effect on Friday at midnight. The order is aimed at limiting travel to and from the city to the Hoosier State, with some exemptions, like work-related purposes, medical care and child custody agreements.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Woody Myers says Gov. Eric Holcomb is “frozen in the intensifying spotlight” after he refused to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions in the face of worsening numbers.

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