The Indiana State Department of Health today announced that 354 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and private laboratories.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health today announced that 487 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories. That brings to 31,376 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.
The postponement of the Indianapolis 500 from Memorial Day weekend until late August because of the coronavirus pandemic has created a “void” for businesses near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that rely on spending by race fans and tourists, local officials said.
The state’s award of a $17.9 million contract for operating dozens of coronavirus testing sites across Indiana came weeks after a company executive gave $50,000 to the governor’s reelection campaign.
Violet Manuel hastily abandoned her uncle’s funeral and grabbed two empty containers when she heard a boy running down the dirt road shouting, “Water, water, water!” The 72-year-old joined dozens of people seeking their daily ration in Zimbabwe's densely populated town of Chitungwiza.
Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company's business.
Much of the country remains unlikely to venture out to bars, restaurants, theaters or gyms anytime soon, despite state and local officials across the country increasingly allowing businesses to reopen, according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
President Donald Trump visited one of his golf courses Saturday at the start of the Memorial Day weekend as he urges U.S. states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns. Yet many Americans remained cautious as the number of confirmed cases nationwide passed 1.6 million.
The Vigo County School Corp. has purchased three billboards per high school to honor the Class of 2020. "It's something we wanted to do to honor this class whose last year didn't quite go as planned," said Bill Riley, VCSC director of communications.
Memorial Day will be different this year. With services at cemeteries all over the Wabash Valley canceled because COVID-19 concerns, visiting those who made the ultimate sacrifice will have to be a personal affair.
As the lone recycling drop-off option, the Vigo County Solid Waste Management District's site is getting overwhelmed with recyclables. An equally large complication has been the number of people putting trash in the center's recycling bin.
Indiana State University's 2020-21 operating budget, which takes effect July 1, is already down about $10 million from where it was two years ago, primarily the result of fewer students and less tuition revenue. The university says it has focused on
Private college administrators are closely watching fall enrollment numbers. Funds from tuition, fees, and room and board are the primary source of revenue for the vast majority of private colleges. With the unemployment caused by COVID-19, a larger than average number of families may have financial difficulty affording education.
Amid falling revenues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Eric Holcomb has asked state agencies to plan for 15% budget cuts for fiscal year 2021.
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