COVID-19

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 43 additional confirmed deaths over the weekend, bringing the state’s total to 2,121. The state announced more than 37,000 total confirmed cases, with more than 304,000 Hoosiers tested.

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It’s currently unlikely Hoosiers will have access to expanded vote-by-mail for this fall’s general election.

Republican leaders aren’t endorsing it after using it in the primary.

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The 2020 Indiana State Fair has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

The State Fair Commission and Board announced Thursday it will instead offer a 4-H livestock show in August and September as a kind of replacement.

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Indiana announced Wednesday it will test all nursing home staff for COVID-19 over the next month.

Family and Social Services Administration Chief Medical Officer Dr. Dan Rusyniak has been the state’s point-person with nursing homes during the pandemic.

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The Tippecanoe County Health Department announced Wednesday 17 novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed at the Rosewalk Village nursing home in Lafayette. 

Tippecanoe County Health Officer Dr. Jeremy Adler says after a Rosewalk employee tested positive for COVID-19 last week, a strike team was called in and confirmed 16 resident cases. 

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A total of 2,022 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19, one month after Indiana began reopening businesses. State officials say their analysis of the data still supports reopening. 

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported a fourth death from COVID-19 in Tippecanoe County in its daily update Tuesday.

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported nine additional confirmed deaths Monday, bringing the state’s total to 1,976. The state announced nearly 35,000 total confirmed cases, with nearly 266,000 Hoosiers tested.

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The state plans to look into how the pandemic has affected Indiana utilities and their customers. This comes just days after Gov. Eric Holcomb extended the moratorium on utility disconnections for unpaid bills by another month. 

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported 21 additional confirmed deaths Wednesday, bringing the state’s total to 1,871. The state announced more than 32,000 total confirmed cases, with more than 235,000 Hoosiers tested.

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