Indiana hospitals have increased the state’s intensive care unit capacity by about one-third in the past few weeks in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus-related illnesses, state officials said Monday.
Finances of the state of Indiana are taking a major hit from the coronavirus crisis, and it remains to be seen how big the hit will be.
Drinking water fountains and taps at public and private schools in Indiana will be required to be tested for lead contamination by 2023 under a new state law.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 1,786 after the emergence of 272 more cases. As those numbers continue to rise, Indiana’s top health official says the state could still be a month away from the peak of coronavirus infections.
Indiana’s two top state officials have started working apart as cases of the coronavirus illness continue to grow rapidly.
Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 981 after the emergence of 336 more cases. The death toll in the state has risen to 24, up from 17 the previous day.
The Indianapolis 500 on Thursday joined a long list of sporting events postponed by the coronavirus, as Indiana reported its death toll from the pandemic has risen by three to 17. State officials also insisted residents abide by the governor’s stay-at-home order to rein in the coronavirus spread and not take advantage of its travel and work exemptions.
Included in the $2 trillion stimulus package passed by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday is a $50 million appropriation to the Legal Services Corp., which is bracing for a spike in legal needs among those with low income as the economy buckles under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of presumptive Indiana coronavirus cases rose to 645, the Indiana State Department of Health reported Thursday morning, up from 477 a day earlier. Three additional deaths were reported, bringing the statewide toll to 17.
Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — more than quadruple the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.
The Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has vetoed a controversial bill that would have prevented local governments from regulating any aspect of landlord-tenant relationships.
Casting a ballot by mail will now be an option for all Indiana registered voters in the upcoming primary election. The Indiana Election Commission on Wednesday morning voted to make that change, along with approving several other updates to reflect the new June 2 primary election date.
The White House and Senate leaders announced agreement Wednesday on an unparalleled, $2 trillion emergency bill to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic, the largest economic rescue bill in history.
The application deadline for three Marion County judicial vacancies has been extended to June 19 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Wednesday. Interviews of potential Indianapolis judges likewise are expected to be delayed until late summer or early fall.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 477 after the emergence of 112 more cases. The statewide death toll overnight rose from 12 Tuesday to 14.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 365 after the emergence of 106 more cases. The death toll overnight rose from seven Monday to 12 as of Tuesday’s report. Half of those deaths were reported in Marion County and three in Johnson County.
Indiana will be automatically extending all state-issued driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations as the state enters a two-week stay-at-home period ordered by Gov. Eric Holcomb to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Top congressional and White House officials say they expect to reach a deal Tuesday on a nearly $2 trillion measure aimed at easing the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic.