Dr. Kristina Box, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Health, provides the daily update on the spread of COVID-19 on Monday. Photo by Janet Williams, TheStatehouseFile
Digest of responses by state, federal and local government to the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and other state leaders gathered Monday to update the public on the growing COVID-19 pandemic, which has now sickened 4,944 and killed 139 across the state as it approaches an expected peak in the outbreak.
Summary of responses by state, federal and local government to the coronavirus pandemic.
Indiana residents will remain under a stay-at-home order until at least April 20 in an effort to slow the spread of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, which has not yet hit its peak in number of cases or deaths.
The intensifying COVID-19 pandemic is spelling new and unprecedented consequences for the world, and Indiana is no exception, state officials said as they unveiled the latest tolls of the disease and new steps proposed to stem its spread.
As Indiana saw the biggest increase in COVID-19 cases since the outbreak began, Gov. Eric Holcomb unveiled a new campaign aimed at pulling Hoosiers together to respond to uncertain times.
Today, Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Caine of the Marion County Public Health Department announced the extension of “stay at home” orders in place for Marion County through May 1.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana rose to 2,159 Tuesday, and 49 people have now died from the novel respiratory illness, according to the latest reports from state health officials.