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Indiana State News

Indiana virus cases top 11,200, state’s death toll now 562

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s coronavirus death toll has jumped by 17 as state health officials said Sunday there have been at least 562 virus-related deaths in little more than a month. That report came a day after hundreds of people watched from their vehicles as a funeral honored a ...

Shutdown protesters gather at governor’s mansion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 200 people upset over restrictions on Indiana residents because of the coronavirus protested Saturday outside the state mansion of Gov. Eric Holcomb, urging him to back off and restart the economy. People carrying signs and American flags stood close together ...

With 42 new deaths, Indiana’s pandemic death toll tops 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has topped 500 and its confirmed cases of COVID-19 has swept past 10,000, state health officials said Friday. Forty-two new deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the virus, occurred between April 3 and ...

Indiana virus deaths near 500 as job losses keep rising

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s number of coronavirus-related deaths in one month has tripled the state’s typical level of flu deaths over a seven-month period. More than 100,000 people also filed new unemployment claims in Indiana last week amid the economic fallout from business and ...

Midwest governors announce partnership to reopen regional economy

Governors Eric Holcomb (IN), Gretchen Whitmer (MI), Mike DeWine (OH), Tony Evers (WI), Tim Walz (MN), JB Pritzker (IL), and Andy Beshear (KY) have announced that they will work in close coordination to reopen the economy in the Midwest region. The governors said in a statement that “We ...

Indiana health chief optimistic on state’s coronavirus peak

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s health commissioner voiced some hopefulness Wednesday about the coronavirus outbreak spread throughout the state even as its death toll has grown by more than 300 people in the past two weeks. Dr. Kristina Box also announced that 119 residents of long-term ...