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Tippecanoe County stayed in the orange category of the state’s color-coded COVID-19 metrics map Wednesday, but the Indiana State Department of Health raised its point level from 2 to 2.5 as county cases and testing positivity rates continued to rise after last month’s holiday gatherings.

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Indiana crossed 6,000 cases for the first time, with 6,654 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 – just seven days after hitting 4,000 cases for the first time.

The state hasn't reported fewer than 2,000 new cases since Oct. 22.

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Indiana crossed 200,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases as it set yet another record-breaking daily case total Friday. While the number of tests the state has done has steadily increased, new cases outpace it. 

It’s hard to compare Indiana’s cases and testing from March to November – it’s not an apples to apples comparison because of the nationwide struggles to expand testing capacity. 

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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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Indiana's data dashboard for school COVID-19 cases is now public, and the state's largest teachers union says it's a critical step to fight misinformation about what's happening in schools.

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Preliminary data shows schools across Indiana reported nearly 1,900 total cases of COVID-19 among staff and students. 

Indiana officials unveiled the early numbers Wednesday, to preview the school COVID-19 data dashboard set to roll out publicly next week.

(Courtesy of the governor's office)

The Indiana State Department of Health will launch a map – color-coded based on COVID-19 metrics – that can help guide decision-making at local schools and governments.

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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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Tippecanoe County’s COVID-19 case total stood at 248 Tuesday, and the Indiana State Department of Health announced 1,444 deaths statewide in its daily update.

ISDH also reported 566 new novel coronavirus cases in Indiana, for a total of 25,127. 

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Tippecanoe County’s COVID-19 case count rose to 225 Saturday, a daily increase of 20 new cases, and the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,362 deaths statewide from the novel coronavirus.

Indiana Reports More Than 1,000 Deaths From COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020
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Indiana reached a grim milestone as the state reported more than 1,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19. The state’s total Thursday is at 1,007.

The Indiana State Department of Health has reported more than 300 additional deaths in the last week, though when they died may stretch back into March.

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Tippecanoe County’s COVID-19 case count rose by eight Thursday, bringing the county’s confirmed total to 110. Hoosier deaths from the novel coronavirus hit 1,007 in the Indiana State Department of Health’s daily report.

ISDH also reported 669 new COVID-19 cases statewide, for a total of 17,835. 

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The Indiana State Department of Health reported seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tippecanoe County in their Saturday update. The county case tally now stands at 71.

ISDH announced 44 additional deaths from the novel coronavirus across Indiana; Indiana COVID-19 deaths now total 785. The department also reported 14,395 confirmed cases statewide.  

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Tippecanoe County’s COVID-19 cases rose to 64 Friday, and the Indiana State Department of Health reported 656 new cases statewide, pushing Indiana’s confirmed count to 13,680.

ISDH also announced 35 additional deaths from the novel coronavirus, bringing the reported total to 741. 

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Indiana is partnering with the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI on a study that hopes to capture the true spread of COVID-19 in the state.

State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box says the study, over the course of several months, will test thousands of Hoosiers for the virus.

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