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Update: 330 New Positive Indiana COVID-19 Cases, 5 New Confirmed Deaths Reported

This page will be continually updated with new information, coverage and resources about the new coronavirus in Indiana. 

The most up-to-date information and news is at the top of the page. Scroll down for older information.

  • As of Monday, July 6 at 12:00 p.m., the ISDH says 48,331 people in Indiana have tested positive for the new coronavirus and 2,505 have died from COVID-19. Monroe County's positive case number is 300, and the county death toll is 28.

MONDAY, JULY 5

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 330 new positive cases and five additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 48,331 and the confirmed death toll to 2,505.

There are 193 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by 6 to 300, and the county death toll remained the same at 28 for the 11th consecutive day. Data provided shows 8,670 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

The ISDH says it has tested 526,592 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.2%. The ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 9.5% of the state's 2,418 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 42.5% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 3% of the state's 2,924 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.7% are still available.

SUNDAY, JULY 5

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 596 new positive cases and six additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 48,008 and the confirmed death toll to 2,500.

There are 193 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by 18 to 294, and the county death toll remained the same at 28 for the 10th consecutive day. Data provided shows 8,518 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

The ISDH says it has tested 521,722 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.2%. The ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday's numbers show that 9.4% of the state's 2,438 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 41.9% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 2.7% of the state's 2,935 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 84% are still available.

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SATURDAY, JULY 4

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 522 new positive cases and six additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 47,432 and the confirmed death toll to 2,494.

There are 193 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by 10 to 276, and the county death toll remained the same at 28 for the ninth consecutive day. Data provided shows 8,264 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

The ISDH says it has tested 512,288 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.3%. The ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Saturday's numbers show that 8.8% of the state's 2,469 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.7% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 3% of the state's 2,923 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.9% are still available.

FRIDAY, JULY 3

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 541 new positive cases and 19 additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 46,915 and the confirmed death toll to 2,488.

There are 193 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by 3 to 266, and the county death toll remained the same at 28 for the eighth consecutive day. Data provided shows 8,098 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 504,153 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.3%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's numbers show that 8.8% of the state's 2,453 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 41.2% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 2.8% of the state's 2,920 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.9% are still available.

THURSDAY, JULY 2

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 453 new positive cases and 13 additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 46,387 and the confirmed death toll to 2,469.

There are 193 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by 7 to 263, and the county death toll remained the same at 28 for the seventh consecutive day. Data provided shows 7,814 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 496,835 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.3%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's numbers show that 9% of the state's 2,456 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.6% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 3% of the state's 2,927 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.2% are still available. 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 371 new positive cases and 8 additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 45,952 and the confirmed death toll to 2,456.

There are 194 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by 12 to 256, and the county death toll remained the same at 28. Data provided shows 7,638 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 489,716 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.4%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's numbers show that 9.5% of the state's 2,453 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.4% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 3.5% of the state's 2,941 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.5% are still available.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 385 new positive cases and 16 additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 45,594 and the confirmed death toll to 2,448.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by seven to 244, and the county death toll remained the same at 28. Data provided shows 7,531 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 484,196 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.4%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's numbers show that 10.9% of the state's 2,505 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.4% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 3.3% of the state's 2,943 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83% are still available.

MONDAY, JUNE 29

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 312 new positive cases and five additional confirmed deaths, bringing Indiana's total case number to 45,228 and the confirmed death toll to 2,432.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by four to 237, and the county death toll remained the same at 28. Data provided shows 7,306 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 476,519 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.5%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 10.5% of the state's 2,521 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.3% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 2.9% of the state's 2,957 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.6% are still available.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 362 new positive cases and three additional confirmed deaths Sunday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 44,930 and the confirmed death toll to 2,427.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by six to 233, and the county death toll remained the same at 28. Data provided shows 7,138 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 470,535 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.5%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday's numbers show that 10.6% of the state's 2,513 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.8% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 2.9% of the state's 2,951 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.7% are still available.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 496 new positive cases and nine additional confirmed deaths Saturday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 44,575 and the confirmed death toll to 2,424.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by six to 227, and the county death toll remained the same at 28. Data provided shows 6,964 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 463,017 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.6%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Saturday's numbers show that 10.1% of the state's 2,535 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.8% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 2.8% of the state's 2,964 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.9% are still available.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 510 new positive cases and nine additional confirmed deaths Friday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 44,140 and the confirmed death toll to 2,403.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by two to 221, and the county death toll remained the same at 28. Data provided shows 6,712 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 453,890 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.7%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's numbers show that 11.2% of the state's 2,517 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 36.3% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 3.2% of the state's 2,964 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.5% are still available.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 523 new positive cases and nine additional confirmed deaths Thursday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 43,655 and the confirmed death toll to 2,394.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by five to 219, and the county death toll rose by two to 28. Data provided shows 6,537 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 444,252 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 9.8%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's numbers show that 11% of the state's 2,507 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 35.8% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 3.1% of the state's 2,964 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.7% are still available.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 281 new positive cases and nine additional confirmed deaths Wednesday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 43,140 and the confirmed death toll to 2,386.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by one to 214, and the county death toll remains the same at 26. Data provided shows 6,408 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 431,883 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 10%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's numbers show that 10.5% of the state's 2,510 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.2% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 3% of the state's 2,975 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.6% are still available.

TUESDAY, JUNE 23

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 331 new positive coronavirus cases and 14 additional confirmed deaths Tuesday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 42,871 and the confirmed death toll to 2,377.

There are 192 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by four to 213, and the county death toll remains the same at 26. Data provided shows 6,380 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 426,376 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 10.1%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's numbers show that 11.9% of the state's 2,488 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.7% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 3.7% of the state's 2,985 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.4% are still available.

MONDAY, JUNE 22

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 277 new positive coronavirus cases and 13 additional confirmed deaths Monday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 42,633 and the confirmed death toll to 2,363.

There are 190 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by one to 209, and the county death toll remains the same at 26. Data provided shows 6,259 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 418,916 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 10.2%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 11.5% of the state's 2,469 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.1% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 3.6% of the state's 2,960 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.4% are still available.

SUNDAY, JUNE 21

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 393 new positive COVID-19 cases and five additional confirmed deaths Sunday, bringing the state's total case number to 42,423 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,350.

There are 190 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by one to 208. The Monroe County total death toll remains the same at 26. Data provided shows 6,160 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 411,920 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 10.3%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday's numbers show that 9.3% of the state's 2,443 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 4.2% of the state's 2,952 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.2% are still available.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 411 new positive COVID-19 cases and 19 additional confirmed deaths Saturday, bringing the state's total case number to 42,061 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,346.

There are 190 probable deaths reported, up by two from yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by one to 208. The Monroe County total death toll remains the same at 26. Data provided shows 5,989 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 401,802 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 10.6%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Saturday's numbers show that 9.4% of the state's 2,455 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 36.7% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 3.8% of the state's 2,973 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.8% are still available.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 389 new positive COVID-19 cases and 23 additional confirmed deaths Friday, bringing the state's total case number to 41,746 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,327.

There are 189 probable deaths reported, up by two from yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by four to 207. The Monroe County total death toll is up three and is now 26. Data provided shows 5,829 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 392,887 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 10.6%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's numbers show that 10.4% of the state's 2,482 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 36.7% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 3.9% of the state's 2,996 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.4% are still available.

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 584 new positive COVID-19 cases and 15 additional confirmed deaths Thursday, bringing the state's case total to 41,438 and the confirmed death toll to 2,304.

There are 187 probable deaths reported, up by one from yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by one to 203. The Monroe County total death toll remains at 23. Data provided shows 5,659 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 384,722 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 11%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's numbers show that 9.5% of the state's 2,488 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 36.9% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 3.7% of the state's 2,993 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.6% are still available.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 264 new positive COVID-19 cases and 24 additional confirmed deaths Wednesday, bringing the state's total case number to 41,013 and the confirmed death toll to 2,289.

There are 186 probable deaths reported, up by four from yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total COVID-19 case number rose by 12 to 202. The Monroe County total death toll is now up five, at 23. Data provided shows 5,463 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 371,182 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The number of tests that return positive is 11%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's numbers show that 9.5% of the state's 2,508 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.2% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 3.5% of the state's 2,994 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.3% are still available.

TUESDAY, JUNE 16

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 440 new positive COVID-19 cases and 14 additional confirmed deaths Tuesday, bringing the state's case total to 40,786 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,265.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number rose by two to 190. The Monroe County's total death toll remained at 18. Data provided shows 5253 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 363,745 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The percent of tests that return positive is 11.2%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's numbers show that 12.3% of the state's 2,551 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.2% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 4.0% of the state's 3,013 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82% are still available.

MONDAY, JUNE 15

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 533 new positive COVID-19 cases and eleven additional confirmed deaths Monday, bringing the state's case total to 40,430 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,251.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number rose by one to 188. The Monroe County's total death toll remained at 18. Data provided shows 5,082 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 355,829 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The percent of tests that return positive is 11.4%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 12.7% of the state's 2,405 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 41.2% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 4.1% of the state's 3,011 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.1% are still available.

SUNDAY, JUNE 14

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 407 new positive COVID-19 cases and nine additional confirmed deaths Sunday, bringing the state's case total to 39,909 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,240.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number rose by two to 187. The Monroe County's total death toll remained at 18. Data provided shows 4,835 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 348,391 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The percent of tests that return positive is 11.5%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday numbers show that 12.5% of the state's 2,416 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.7% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 3.8% of the state's 3,011 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.4% are still available.

SATURDAY, JUNE 13

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 432 new positive COVID-19 cases and 17 additional confirmed deaths Saturday, bringing the state's case total to 39,543 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,231.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is still at 185. The Monroe County's total death toll is 18. Data provided shows 4,635 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 340,637 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. The percent of tests that return positive is 11.6%. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Saturday numbers show that 12.9% of the state's 2,451 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.8% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 3.9% of the state's 3,020 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.1% are still available.

FRIDAY, JUNE 12

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 452 new positive COVID-19 cases and 16 additional confirmed deaths Friday, bringing the state's case total to 39,146 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,214.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by one, bringing the county's case total to 185. The Monroe County death toll is still 18 in total. Data provided shows 4,557 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 335,180 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday numbers show that 13.1% of the state's 2,520 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.2% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 3.9% of the state's 3,015 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.5% are still available. 

THURSDAY, JUNE 11

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 449 new positive COVID-19 cases and 25 additional confirmed deaths Thursday, bringing the state's total case number to 38,748 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,198.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by three, bringing the county's case total to 184. The Monroe County death toll is up one, now 18 in total. Data provided shows 4,468 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 327,342 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday numbers show that 13% of the state's 2,540 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.6% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 3.9% of the state's 2,992 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.6% are still available. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 339 new positive COVID-19 cases and 15 additional confirmed deaths Wednesday, bringing the state's total case number to 38,337 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,173.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by two, bringing the county's case total to 181. The Monroe County death toll is still 17 in total. Data provided shows 4,325 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 320,094 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday numbers show that 12.3% of the state's 2,487 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.1% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 3.7% of the state's 3,028 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.6% are still available. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 9

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 430 new COVID-19 cases and 23 additional confirmed deaths Tuesday, bringing the state's total case number to 38,033 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 2,158.

There are 181 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by three, bringing the county's case total to 179. The Monroe County death toll is up by two and is now 17 in total. Data provided shows 4,254 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 315,390 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday numbers show that 12.1% of the state's 2,529 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.8% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 3.8% of the state's 3,002 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.1% are still available. 

MONDAY, JUNE 8

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 244 new COVID-19 cases and 14 additional deaths Monday, bringing the state's total case number to 37,623 and the confirmed death toll to 2,135.

There are 181 probable deaths reported, down by one since yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by two, bringing the county's case total to 176. The Monroe County death toll remains at 15. Data provided shows 4,179 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 309,503 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 12.9% of the state's 2,673 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.3% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 4.4% of the state's 2,989 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.1% are still available. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Dept. of Health is reporting 417 new positive cases and 11 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Sunday, bringing the state's total case number 37,397 and the confirmed death toll to 2,121.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number remains at 174 total cases. The Monroe County death toll remains at 15. Data provided shows 4,109 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 304,263 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday's numbers show that 12.7% of the state's 2,649 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.3% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 4.5% of the state's 2,988 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.7% are still available. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Dept. of Health is reporting 442 new positive cases and 32 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Saturday, bringing the state's total case number 36,997 and the confirmed death toll to 2,110.

There are 182 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by three, at 174 total cases. The state is reporting two additional deaths in the county, bringing the Monroe County death toll to 15. Data provided shows 3,998 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 297,530 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Saturday's numbers show that 13% of the state's 2,638 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.3% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 4.4% of the state's 3,018 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.9% are still available.

FRIDAY, JUNE 5

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Dept. of Health is reporting 533 new positive cases and 27 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Friday, bringing the state's total case number to 36,578 and the confirmed death toll to 2,078.

There are 180 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by one, at 171 total cases. The state is reporting one additional death in the county, bringing the Monroe County death toll to 13. Data provided shows 3,835 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 291,638 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's numbers show that 14.2% of the state's 2,601 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 36.6% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 4.9% of the state's 3,025 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83% are still available.

THURSDAY, JUNE 4

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Dept. of Health is reporting 452 new positive cases and 20 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Thursday, bringing the state's total case number to 36,096 and the confirmed death toll to 2,052.

There are 179 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number remains at 170. The state is still reporting 12 deaths in the county, and data provided shows 3,764 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 285,234 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's numbers show that 14.6% of the state's 2,543 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.5% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 4.7% of the state's 3,076 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.7% are still available.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Dept. of Health is reporting 511 new positive cases and 10 additional COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, bringing the state's total case number to 35,712 and the confirmed death toll to 2,032.

There are 175 probable deaths reported, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number increased by one to 170. The state is still reporting 12 deaths in the county, and data provided shows 3,621 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 277,815 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's numbers show that 14.1% of the state's 2,535 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 41% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 4.5% of the state's 3,071 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.4% are still available.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 430 new positive coronavirus cases and 46 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Tuesday. That brings the state's total number of cases to 35,237 and the confirmed death toll to 2,022.

There are 175 probable deaths reported, nine more than yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number increased by two to 169. The state is still reporting 12 deaths in the county, and data provided shows 3,475 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 271,919 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's numbers show that 14% of the state's 2,555 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.9% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 4.6% of the state's 3,052 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.4% are still available.

MONDAY, JUNE 1

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 292 new positive coronavirus cases and nine additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Monday. That brings the state's total number of cases to 34,830 and the confirmed death toll to 1,976.

There are 166 probable deaths reported, two more than yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number remains at 166. The state is still reporting 12 deaths in the county, and data provided shows 3,337 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 265,896 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 14.5% of the state's 2,533 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.9% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 4.8% of the state's 3,066 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.7% are still available.

SUNDAY, MAY 31

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 397 new positive cases of and nine new confirmed deaths from COVID-19. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 34,574. The total number of confirmed deaths is 1,967 and the number of probable deaths remained at 167. 

Monroe County's total case number was reduced by one, bringing the county's total case number to 166. The state is reporting no additional COVID-19 deaths in the county. The death toll remains at 12, and data provided shows 3,274 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

The ISDH says it has tested 261,546 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Sunday's numbers show that 14.6% of the state's 2,544 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.5% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 4.7% of the state's 3,056 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.8% are still available.

SATURDAY, MAY 30

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 693 new positive cases of and 13 new confirmed deaths from COVID-19. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 34,211. The total number of confirmed deaths is 1,958 and the number of probable deaths has risen to 167. 

Monroe County's total case number is up by one today, bringing the county's total case number to 167. The state is reporting no additional COVID-19 deaths in the county, the death toll remains at 12, and data provided shows 3,192 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

The ISDH says it has tested 256,395 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Saturday's numbers show that 15.2% of the state's 2,567 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.2% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 4.9% of the state's 3,187 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83.3% are still available.

FRIDAY, MAY 29

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 521 new positive cases of and 40 new confirmed deaths from COVID-19. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 33,558. The total number of confirmed deaths is 1,946 and the number of probable deaths has risen to 164. 

Monroe County's total case number is up by one today, bringing the county's total case number to 166. The state is reporting no additional COVID-19 deaths in the county, the death toll remains at 12, and data provided shows 3,103 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

The ISDH says it has tested 248,713 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Friday's numbers show that 16.1% of the state's 2,567 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.6% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 5.1% of the state's 3,187 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 83% are still available.  

THURSDAY, MAY 28

12:00 p.m.

New reported COVID-19 cases and deaths are both up 2% since yesterday in Indiana, according to the state department of health.

The ISDH is reporting 646 new cases and 37 additional confirmed deaths from the virus, bringing the state's total number of cases to 33,068 and the confirmed Indiana death toll to 1,907.

There are 161 probable deaths reported, two more than yesterday, which the state classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up three today, bringing the county's total case number to 165. The state is reporting one additional COVID-19 death in the county, bringing the death toll to 12, and data provided shows 3,089 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 242,287 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's numbers show that 16.2% of the state's 2,545 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.2% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 5.7% of the state's 3,105 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.1% are still available.  

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 370 new COVID-19 cases and 21 additional deaths Wednesday, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 32,437 and the confirmed death toll to 1,871.

The ISDH is reporting 159 probable deaths, five more than yesterday, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up two today, bringing the county's total case number to 162. The state is still reporting 11 COVID-19 deaths in the county, and data provided shows 2,865 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 235,333 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's numbers show that 15.8% of the state's 2,536 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 41.3% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 5.9% of the state's 3,069 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.9% are still available.  

TUESDAY, MAY 26

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 373 new positive COVID-19 cases and 18 more confirmed deaths Tuesday, bringing the state's total case number to 32,078 and the confirmed death toll to 1,850.

The ISDH is reporting 154 probable deaths, two more than yesterday, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number remains at 160. The state is reporting one additional confirmed death, bringing Monroe County's death toll to 11. Data provided shows 2,776 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 230,749 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's numbers show that 14.2% of the state's 2,571 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.8% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 5.2% of the state's 3,111 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.1% are still available.  

MONDAY, MAY 25 (MEMORIAL DAY)

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 354 new COVID-19 cases and eight new confirmed deaths Monday, bringing the state's total number of cases to 31,715 and the confirmed death toll to 1,832.

The ISDH is still reporting 152 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number is up by two Monday, to 160. The number of confirmed deaths in the county remained at 10. Data provided shows 2,683 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 226,251 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 14.4% of the state's 2,533 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.9% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 5.5% of the state's 3,102 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.8% are still available.  

SUNDAY, MAY 24

12:00 p.m.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Indiana has reached 1,824, according to the Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday.

According to the state agency, there are 487 new positive cases and 12 new confirmed COVID-19 deaths Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in Indiana to 31,376 and the confirmed death toll to 1,824.

The ISDH is still reporting 152 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number remained at 158. The number of confirmed deaths in the county remained at 10. Data provided shows 2,633 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 220,801 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday's numbers show that 15.6% of the state's 2,5422 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.5% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 5.6% of the state's 3,092 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.6% are still available.  

SATURDAY, MAY 23

12:00 p.m.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Indiana has surpassed 1,800, according to the Indiana State Department of Health Saturday.

According to the state agency, there are 513 new positive cases and 21 new confirmed COVID-19 deaths Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in Indiana to 30,901 and the confirmed death toll to 1,812.

The ISDH is reporting 152 probable deaths, up by two since yesterday, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

About 75% of the states deaths are among people age 70 and older. More than half of the state's positive cases are people under the age of 50. 

Monroe County's total case number increased by one to 158. The number of confirmed deaths in the county is 10, the same as reported yesterday. Data provided shows 2,577 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 214,933 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."About 75% of the states deaths are among people age 70 and older. More than half of the state's positive cases are people under the age of 50. 

Saturday's numbers show that 15.7% of the state's 2,572 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.4% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 5.6% of the state's 3,108 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 82.1% are still available. 

FRIDAY, MAY 22

12:00 p.m.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Indiana has passed 30,000, according to the Indiana State Department of Health Friday.

According to the state agency, there are 493 new positive cases and 27 new confirmed COVID-19 deaths Friday, bringing the total number of cases in Indiana to 30,409 and the confirmed death toll to 1,791.

The ISDH is reporting 150 probable deaths, up by one since yesterday, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number increased by one to 157. The number of confirmed deaths in the county is 10, the same as reported yesterday. Data provided shows 2,516 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 208,561 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's numbers show that 16.1% of the state's 2,591 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 37.8% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 5.6% of the state's 3,079 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.4% are still available. 

THURSDAY, MAY 21

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health announced 676 new cases and 48 new COVID-19 deaths Thursday, bringing the state's total number of cases to 29,936 and the confirmed death toll to 1,764.

The ISDH is reporting 149 probable deaths, up by one since yesterday, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number increased by two to 156. The number of confirmed deaths in the county is now 10, the same as reported yesterday. Data provided shows 2,458 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 202,995 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's numbers show that 15.6% of the state's 2,629 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.4% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 5.7% of the state's 3,100 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.8% are still available. 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

5:00 p.m.

The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday it is working to open campgrounds in the Hoosier National Forest for the summer season.

A news release from the Forest Service says the projected opening date is June 1, with developed campgrounds, horse camps, toilet facilities, day use areas, Hickory Ridge Lookout Tower and rentals to remain closed until at least then.

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 581 new positive cases and 38 new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, bringing Indiana's total case number to 29,274 and the confirmed death toll to 1,716.

The ISDH is reporting 148 probable deaths, up by two since yesterday, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number increased by two to 154. The number of confirmed deaths in the county is now 10, up by one from yesterday. Data provided shows 2,375 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 195,738 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's numbers show that 16.6% of the state's 2,594 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 6.4% of the state's 3,075 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.7% are still available. 

TUESDAY, MAY 19

12:00 p.m.

According to new numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health, there are now 28,705 coronavirus cases (up by 481) and 1,678 confirmed COVID-19 deaths (up by 57) in the state Tuesday.

The ISDH is reporting 146 probable deaths, up by two since yesterday, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number increased by three to 152. The number of confirmed deaths in the county remains at nine. Data provided shows 2,307 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 189,330 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's numbers show that 16.1% of the state's 2,614 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 41.4% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 6.7% of the state's 3,077 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.3% are still available. 

MONDAY, MAY 18

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 492 new positive cases and 14 new COVID-19 deaths Monday, bringing the state's total number of cases to 28,255 and the confirmed death toll to 1,621.

The ISDH is reporting 144 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Monroe County's total case number has been reduced by one to 149. Monroe County health officials say this happens because cases are reported by a patient's county of residence. The number of confirmed deaths in the county remains at nine. Data provided shows 2,244 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 183,912 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's numbers show that 15.9% of the state's 2,674 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.5% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 6.9% of the state's 3,093 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.6% are still available. 

11:30 a.m.

West Baden Springs Hotel announced Sunday that it will open for "overnight leisure guests" beginning Memorial Day weekend. 

The hotel, which is part of the French Lick Resort and Casino, opened for a limited amount of overnight golf guests May 15 after voluntarily shutting down in mid-March.

A blog post on the resort's website says it has developed "stringent" health and safety protocols like required face masks and temperature checks.

West Baden Springs Hotel will host 30 percent of its normal occupancy and is now taking reservations for July 1. French Lick Resort says it has not received any guidance from the state about when or how it can open its casino.

SUNDAY, MAY 17

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 511 new cases and 11 new COVID-19 deaths Sunday. That brings the state's total to 27,778 cases and 1,607 confirmed deaths.

The ISDH is reporting 144 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

The ISDH says nine people have died in Monroe County, and 150 cases have been confirmed. Some 2,177 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 177,243 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday's numbers show that 16.2% of the state's 2,725 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 38.3% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 6.7% of the state's 3,064 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.1% are still available. 

SATURDAY, MAY 16

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 656 new cases and 46 new COVID-19 deaths Saturday. That brings the state's total to 27,280 cases and 1,596 confirmed deaths.

The ISDH is reporting 145 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

The newly reported numbers show a decrease in Monroe County's positive case numbers from Thursday. Yesterday, the ISDH dropped the number of cases back to 144 and the county death toll back to nine. The reason for this is, numbers are reported for a patient's county of residence according to Monroe County Health Administrator Penny Caudill. Previously reported cases were moved to other counties based on the patient's residence. No new deaths or positive cases are listed in Monroe County today. The ISDH says 2,074 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 171,358 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Saturday's numbers show that 15.3% of the state's 2,781 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.6% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 6.6% of the state's 3,039 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.7% are still available. 

FRIDAY, MAY 15

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 614 new cases and 42 new COVID-19 deaths Friday. That brings the state's total to 26,655 cases and 1,550 confirmed deaths.

The ISDH is reporting 141 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

The newly reported numbers show a decrease in Monroe County's positive case numbers dropping back to 144 and the county death toll falling back to nine. The reason for this is, numbers are reported for a patient's county of residence according to Monroe County Health Administrator Penny Caudill. Previously reported cases were moved to other counties based on the patient's residence.

ISDH says it has tested 165,448 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's numbers show that 17.4% of the state's 2,825 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.4% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 7% of the state's 3,057 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.1% are still available. 

THURSDAY, MAY 14

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 634 new cases and 26 new COVID-19 deaths Thursday. That brings the state's total to 26,053 cases and 1,508 confirmed deaths.

The ISDH is reporting 138 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

One new case was reported in Monroe County, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 146, but the number of confirmed deaths in the county remains at 10. Data provided shows 1,969 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 160,239 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's numbers show that 17.3% of the state's 2,818 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.5% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 7.1% of the state's 3,067 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 79.8% are still available. 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

12:00 p.m.

Indiana's state health department is reporting 409 new cases and 38 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state's total to 25,473 cases and the death toll to 1,482.

The ISDH is reporting 137 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

No new cases were reported in Monroe County leaving the number of confirmed cases at 145, but the ISDH is reporting one additional death in the county.

That brings Monroe County's COVID-19 death toll to 10. Data provided shows 1,878 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 154,083 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

And Wednesday's numbers show that 17.1% of the state's 2,808 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 42.1% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 7.1% of the state's 3,044 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.6% are still available. 

TUESDAY, MAY 12

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health released new numbers showing 566 new positive cases and 33 new COVID-19 deaths. This brings the state's total to 25,127 confirmed cases and 1,444 deaths. 

The ISDH is reporting 134 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

No new cases or deaths were reported in Monroe County leaving the number of confirmed cases at 145 and deaths at nine. Data provided shows 1,875 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 150,510 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's ISDH numbers show that 17.3% of the state's 2,725 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 44.6% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 6.9% of the state's 3,059 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.1% are still available. 

MONDAY, MAY 11

12:00 p.m.

Monday numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 511 new positive cases and 32 new COVID-19 deaths. This brings the state's total to 24,627 confirmed cases and 1,411 deaths. That number does not include the 129 reported probable deaths. 

The number of probable deaths in the state remains the same from Saturday. In total, ISDH is reporting 129 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Two additional cases have been reported in Monroe County bringing the county's total to 145. The number of deaths remains at nine in Monroe County. 

ISDH data shows that 1,814 Monroe County residents have been tested. 

ISDH says it has tested 146,688 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Monday's ISDH numbers show that 17.1% of the state's 2,647 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 42.6% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 6.9% of the state's 3,077 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.1% are still available. 

SUNDAY, MAY 10

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 402 new positive cases and 17 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing Indiana's total to 24,126 confirmed cases and 1,379 deaths.

The number of probable deaths in the state is up one from Saturday. In total, ISDH is reporting 129 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

One additional case is being reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's total to 143. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county remains at nine.

According to ISDH, 1,724 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 140,029 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Sunday's ISDH numbers show that 17.3% of the state's 2,675 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 41.6% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 6.7% of the state's 3,078 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.5% are still available. 

SATURDAY, MAY 9

12:00 p.m.

Saturday numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 606 new reported cases and 34 new reported COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing Indiana's cumulative case number to 23,732 and the Hoosier death toll to 1,362.

The number of probable deaths in the state remains the same Friday. In total, ISDH is reporting 128 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

One additional case is being reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's total to 142. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county remains at nine.

According to ISDH, 1,663 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 135,686 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Friday's ISDH numbers show that 17 percent of the state's 2,699 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 42.6 percent are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 7 percent of the state's 3,064 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81 percent are still available. 

FRIDAY, MAY 8

5:00 p.m.

The Indiana Institute for Working Families says there were roughly 200 complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) complaint database between March 15 and April 15 of this year.

According to IIWF, the data shows a "rising tide of economic woes" and suggests that "not all creditors and collectors are making an effort to work with borrowers."

Hoosiers who are struggling to make things work with lenders or other financial service providers can file a complaint with the CFPB here.

4:00 p.m

Many state parks and recreation areas will resume collection of entrance fees beginning Saturday, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Entrance fees will be active Saturday at Turkey Run, Shades and Indiana Dunes state parks, and Deam Lake and Starve Hollow state recreation areas. The DNR says all other properties will resume collecting entrance fees by May 15.

Additionally, equestrian and mountain bike trails will reopen May 11; restrooms will reopen by May 15; and marinas, nature centers and historic facilities in parks will reopen the week of May 11. A full list of reopening dates can be found here.

 

12:00 p.m.

Friday numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 675 new reported cases and 33 new reported COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing Indiana's cumulative case number to 23,146 and the Hoosier death toll to 1,328.

The number of probable deaths in the state remains the same Friday. In total, ISDH is reporting 119 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Four additional cases are being reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's total to 141. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county remains at nine.

According to ISDH, 1,570 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 130,128 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Friday's ISDH numbers show that 17.7% of the state's 2,719 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 39.9% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 7.2% of the state's 3,026 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 81.1% are still available. 

THURSDAY, MAY 7

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 650 new coronavirus cases and 31 new deaths Thursday, bringing the state's total case number to 22,503 and the death toll to 1,295.

READ MORE: Indiana Tops 1,400 Deaths Tied To Coronavirus Infections

The number of probable deaths in the state increased by six. In total, ISDH is reporting 119 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Two additional cases are being reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's total to 137. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county remains at nine.

According to ISDH, 1,516 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 124,782 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Thursday's ISDH numbers show that 17.6% of the state's 2,763 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 42% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 7.4% of the state's 3,101 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.3% are still available. 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

12:00 p.m.

Wednesday's numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 862 new reported COVID-19 cases and 51 new reported deaths since yesterday, bringing the state's case number to 21,870 and the death toll to 1,264.

The number of probable deaths in the state remains the same. In total, ISDH is reporting 113 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Three additional cases are being reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's total to 135. And the county is reporting its first COVID-19 death in a week, bringing the county's death toll to nine.

According to ISDH, 1,479 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 120,496 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Wednesday's ISDH numbers show that 19.2% of the state's 2,736 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 40.9% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 9.1% of the state's 3,091 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 79.4% are still available. 

TUESDAY, MAY 5

7:00 p.m.

City of Bloomington spokesperson Yael Ksander says the email notifying past participants of the Fourth of July Parade's cancellation was sent in error.

She says officials are still deciding on the parade's fate.

3:00 p.m.

The City of Bloomington has canceled its annual Fourth of July parade, according to an email sent to last year's parade participants.

The email, sent by parade coordinator Bill Ream, the cancellation is due to continued concerns about the coronavirus.

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 541 new cases and 62 new COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the state's case total to 21,033 and the death toll to 1,213.

The number of probable deaths in the state remains the same. In total, ISDH is reporting 113 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

One additional case is being reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's total to 132. No additional deaths have been reported since April 29. This is the sixth day in a row without a new reported death in the county.

According to ISDH, 1,393 Monroe County residents have been tested.

ISDH says it has tested 115,834 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Tuesday's ISDH numbers show that 16.9% of the state's 2,837 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.5% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 8.9% of the state's 3,053 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.2% are still available. 

MONDAY, MAY 4

12:00 p.m.

Cases of COVID-19 in Indiana have surpassed 20,000, according to new numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health.

With 583 new cases reported Monday, the state's total is now 20,507. An addition of 19 newly-reported deaths brings Indiana's death toll to 1,151.

The number of probable deaths in the state has decreased by one, thanks to the removal of a duplicated case. In total, ISDH is reporting 113 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

One additional case is being reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's total to 131. No additional deaths have been reported since April 29. This is the fifth day in a row without a new reported death in the county. According to ISDH, 1,377 Monroe County residents have been tested.

Monroe County officials extended the stay-at-home order locally Friday and have said that they are looking for a "clear decline" in county-specific virus stats to serve as an indicator of public safety.

ISDH says it has tested 113,297 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Monday's ISDH numbers show that 16.3% of the state's 2,970 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 45.4% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 8.2% of the state's 3,039 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.5% are still available. 

SUNDAY, MAY 3

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 638 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 19,933.

ISDH is also reporting 17 new deaths. Indiana's confirmed COVID-19 death toll is now 1,132.

The number of probable deaths in the state remained the same. In total, ISDH is reporting 114 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

There were no additional cases reported in Monroe County. The county's reported number of cases remains at 130 from the day before. No additional COVID-19 deaths have been reported since Friday. The number remains at eight. The state says 1,327 people have been tested in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 108,859 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Sunday's ISDH numbers show that 16.3% of the state's 2,929 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.7% are still available.

And as of noon Sunday, 7.8% of the state's 3,091 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.4% are still available. 

SATURDAY, MAY 2

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 676 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 19,295.

ISDH is also reporting 53 new deaths. Indiana's confirmed COVID-19 death toll is now 1,115.

The number of probable deaths in the state increased by one. In total, ISDH is now reporting 114 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

There have been four additional cases reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's reported number of cases to 130. No additional COVID-19 deaths have been reported since yesterday. The number still stands at eight. 1,286 people have been tested in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 104,141 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. Of the total number tests 18.5% have come back positive. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total." 

Saturday's ISDH numbers show that 16.6% of the state's 2,929 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 42.4% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 8% of the state's 3,069 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.5% are still available. 

FRIDAY, MAY 1

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting more than 800 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 18,630.

ISDH is also reporting 55 new deaths. Indiana's confirmed COVID-19 death toll is now 1,062.

The number of probable deaths in the state increased by six. In total, ISDH is now reporting 113 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

There have been three additional cases reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's reported number of cases to 126. No additional COVID-19 deaths have been reported since yesterday.

ISDH says it has tested 99,639 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's ISDH numbers show that 17.4% of the state's 2,954 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.1% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 8.4% of the state's 3,052 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.7% are still available. 

THURSDAY, APRIL 30

12:00 p.m.

Indiana's confirmed COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 1,000, according to Thursday numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health.

With 44 new deaths reported since yesterday, the state's death toll is now 1,007. There were also 669 new cases reported since yesterday, bringing the total confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Indiana to 17,835.

The number of probable deaths in the state increased by six. In total, ISDH is now reporting 107 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

There has been one additional case reported in Monroe County, which brings the county's reported number of cases to 123. No additional COVID-19 deaths have been reported since yesterday.

ISDH says it has tested 94,998 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's ISDH numbers show that 17.6% of the state's 3,114 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 42.5% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 9.1% of the state's 3,031 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 80.6% are still available. 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 63 new COVID-19 deaths since yesterday. Indiana's coronavirus death toll is now 964.

There are also 605 new reported cases, with Indiana now reporting 17,182 cases of the virus.

The number of probable deaths in the state increased by 10. In total, ISDH is now reporting 101 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

In Monroe County, coronavirus cases remain at 122, while the death toll has increased by one and is now eight. The number of county residents who have been tested is 1,120.

ISDH says it has tested 91,550 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's ISDH numbers show that 17.5% of the state's 3,264 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.4% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 8.2% of the state's 3,189 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 79.9% are still available. 

TUESDAY, APRIL 28

12:00 p.m.

Reported COVID-19 deaths in Indiana are up by 57 Tuesday, bringing the state's death toll to 901.

Updated numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 16,588 total cases in the state, up by more than 600 since yesterday.

The number of probable deaths in the state increased by three. In total, ISDH is now reporting 91 probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

In Monroe County, coronavirus cases are up by two, while the death toll remains the same at seven. The number of county residents who have been tested is 1,061.

ISDH says it has tested 87,181 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's ISDH numbers show that 16.7% of the state's 3,271 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 44.2% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 8.6% of the state's 3,180 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 79.5% are still available. 

MONDAY, APRIL 27

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting nearly 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus in Indiana since yesterday, with 963 new reported positive cases listed as having occurred between last Wednesday and Sunday on the state's dashboard.

The total number of confirmed positive cases in the state is now 15,961.

Reported deaths from COVID-19 increased by 31, bringing the state's death toll to 844.

ISDH is now also reporting 88 new probable deaths, which it classifies as "those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record."

Coronavirus numbers in Monroe County appear to remain the same as those reported Sunday, with 120 reported cases and seven deaths. The number of county residents who have been tested for the virus increased by 10.

ISDH says it has tested 84,476 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's ISDH numbers show that 17.6% of the state's 3,307 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.8% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 9% of the state's 3,198 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 79% are still available. 

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

12:00 p.m.

Sunday's numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 28 new reported COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing the death toll to 813. There are also 634 new reported cases of the coronavirus in Indiana. The state's total number of positive cases is now 15,012.

Deaths in Monroe County have increased to seven, which is one more than yesterday. Tests are also increasing, with 1,030 Monroe County residents now tested for the virus. There are 120 recorded positive cases. 

ISDH says it has tested 81,708 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Sunday's ISDH numbers show that 17.7% of the state's 3,258 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.2% are still available.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

12:00 p.m.

Saturday's numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 44 new reported COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing the death toll to 785. There are also 718 new reported cases of the new coronavirus in Indiana. The state's total number of positive cases is now 14,395.

Numbers in Monroe County remain largely unchanged, with the number of cases up two from yesterday to 120 and deaths still at six. Tests are still increasing, however, with 1,025 Monroe County residents now tested for the virus.

ISDH says it has tested 79,774 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Saturday's ISDH numbers show that 18.4% of the state's 3,258 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 44.6% are still available.

And as of noon Saturday, 10.1% of the state's 3,198 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 78.7% are still available. 

Last night, Gov. Eric Holcomb issued an executive order allowing for the resumption of elective and non-urgent medical procedures on April 26th.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

12:00 p.m.

Friday's numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show 35 new reported COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing the death toll to 741. There are also 656 new reported cases of the new coronavirus in Indiana. The state's total number of positive cases is now 13,680.

Numbers in Monroe County remain largely unchanged, with the number of cases still at 118 and deaths still at six. Tests are still increasing, however, with 984 Monroe County residents now tested for the virus.

According to the state, 18.1% of those tested for the virus in Indiana have received positive results, identical to Thursday's statistic.

ISDH says it has tested 75,553 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Friday's ISDH numbers show that 19% of the state's 3,272 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 44.3% are still available.

And as of noon Friday, 10.1% of the state's 3,215 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 78.3% are still available. 

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is announcing 45 new reported COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing the death toll to 706. Thursday's numbers also show 612 newly reported cases of the new coronavirus, with the state's total now past 13,000. 

The number of reported cases in Monroe County remains at 118, but there has been an additional reported death, bringing the county's death toll to six.

According to the state, 18.1% of those tested for the virus in Indiana have received positive results, up from 17.9% Wednesday.

ISDH says it has tested 72,040 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Thursday's ISDH numbers show that 20.2% of the state's 3,234 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 43.4% are still available.

And as of noon Thursday, 10.4% of the state's 3,203 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 77% are still available. 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

12:00 p.m.

Nearly 18% of Hoosiers who have been tested for the coronavirus have received positive results, according to Wednesday's data from the Indiana State Department of Health.

Wednesday numbers show 341 new reported positive cases across the state, bringing the total number to 12,438.

Newly reported deaths increased by 31. Indiana's reported COVID-19 death toll is now 661.

In Monroe County, the number of reported coronavirus cases has risen by three to 118, while the reported number of COVID-19 deaths is still five. 

ISDH says it has tested 69,470 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Wednesday's ISDH numbers show that 20.7% of the state's 3,060 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 46.3% are still available.

And as of noon Wednesday, 10.5% of the state's 3,184 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 76.9% are still available. 

TUESDAY, APRIL 21

12:00 p.m.

The ISDH is reporting an increase of 61 COVID-19 deaths since yesterday. This daily increase is a record high for the state bringing the total number to 630.

Tuesday's numbers note an increase of 431 positive cases bringing the state total to 12,097. The total number tested is up by 2,641 from Monday to bring the state's total testing to 67,264. 

The number of reported cases and deaths in Monroe County is up to 115 and five, respectively. The total number tested in the county is 909. 

These numbers include tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Tuesday's ISDH numbers show that 22.5% of the state's 3,008 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 47.4% are still available.

And as of noon Tuesday, 11.6% of the state's 3,173 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 77.1% are still available. 

MONDAY, APRIL 20

12:00 p.m.

The ISDH is reporting an increase of just seven COVID-19 deaths since yesterday, bringing Indiana's death toll to 569.

Monday's numbers show that 11,686 people in the state have now tested positive for the new coronavirus.

The number of reported cases and deaths in Monroe County remains the same Monday, while the number of county residents who have been tested for the virus is up by more than 30.

ISDH says it has tested 64,639 people across the state so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Monday's ISDH numbers show that 23.4% of the state's 2,863 existing intensive care unit (ICU) beds are currently being used by patients with COVID-19-related illnesses, while 47.5% are still available.

And as of noon Monday, 11.4% of the state's 3,104 total ventilators are being used by COVID-19 patients, while 77.6% are still available. 

SUNDAY, APRIL 19

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting there are now 562 people who have died from complications related to the new coronavirus. There are 114 reported positive cases in Monroe County and four deaths.

There are reportedly now 11,210 Hoosiers who have tested positive for the virus. No data on recovered cases has been released.

The department says says it has tested 61,142 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting there are now 545 people who have died from complications related to the new coronavirus -- including four in Monroe County, as an additional death was reported Saturday.

There are reportedly now 10,641 Hoosiers who have tested positive for the virus. No data on recovered cases has been released.

Females make up the majority of positive cases, but males account for the majority of deaths.

ISDH says about half of the state's ICU beds are in use and less than one-quarter of ventilators are in use. 

The department says says it has tested 56,873 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

2:50 p.m.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday afternoon he is extending the state's stay-at-home order through May 1.

2:00 p.m.

Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton's mother-in-law has died from COVID-19-related complications, according to city officials. 

Hamilton's wife is also sick with the virus and remains in the hospital.

12:45 p.m.

Indy Parks officials announced Friday they will be restricting some access to city parks in response to recent overcrowding in outdoor spaces posing a risk to public health amid the coronavirus pandemic.

On Saturday, Indy Parks will begin restricting vehicle access to Eagle Creek Park, where between 3,000 and 5,000 visited last weekend.

It will also close all four dog parks.

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting there are now 519 people who have died from complications related to the new coronavirus -- including three in Monroe County, as an additional death was reported Friday.

There are reportedly now 10,154 Hoosiers who have tested positive for the virus. No data on recovered cases has been released.

The department says says it has tested 54,785 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

12:00 p.m.

Monroe County has more than 100 of Indiana's nearly 10,000 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, according to Thursday data from the Indiana State Department of Health.

The 102 cases in Monroe County are just a fraction of the 9,542 cases across the state. Reported deaths from COVID-19 also increased Thursday, bringing Indiana's virus death toll to 477.

The department says says it has tested 51,115 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

11:30 a.m.

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Wednesday allowing qualified pharmacy students to graduate early to help fill the pharmaceutical need prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The order says if pharmacy students have completed the required coursework to obtain their degrees, the exams and background check normally required for licensure will be temporarily waived for the period of the public health crisis.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15

12:00 p.m.

ISDH is reporting 49 additional coronavirus deaths across the Hoosier state Wednesday — including one in Monroe County.

That brings the state's total reported COVID-19 death toll to 436.

According to state data, there are now nearly 9,000 reported cases of the virus in Indiana. The current count is 8,955.

The department says says it has tested 48,396 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

10:30 a.m.

Monroe County Community School Corp. officials have announced some plans for summer school amid the coronavirus pandemic.

An email to parents says high school summer classes will begin online June 6. It says currently, there are plans for elementary summer school to take place on campus, but advises that it too may have to be moved online.

Additionally, MCCSC says no student will be penalized for work not completed during the physical closure of schools.

TUESDAY, APRIL 14

12:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 37 more coronavirus deaths since Monday, bringing the state's current total to 387.

There are reportedly now 8,527 Hoosiers who have tested positive for the virus. No data on recovered cases has been released.

In Monroe County, there are now 91 confirmed cases, up from 87 Monday. There is still only one reported COVID-19 death in the county.

The department says says it has tested 46,017 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

11:00 a.m.

The Indiana Democratic Party is calling off its in-person state convention that was set for June 13 because of the coronavirus outbreak and will have delegates cast votes by mail for its contested attorney general nomination.

The Democratic decision announced Tuesday comes after state Republican and Democratic party leaders agreed last month with GOP Gov. Eric Holcomb to delay Indiana’s primary election until June 2. Democrats will hold an online state convention on June 13.

State Sen. Karen Tallian of Ogden Dunes and former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel are seeking the Democratic nomination for attorney general. 

MONDAY, APRIL 13

3:30 p.m.

Indiana State University announced details about its virtual spring commencement ceremony, now scheduled for May 16 at 2 p.m. on the school's virtual commencement website.

A news release from the university says plans to reschedule the in-person ceremony weren't possible because of renovations being made to the Hulman Center.

2:00 p.m.

Southern Indiana amusement park Holiday World & Splashin' Safari has pushed back its opening date due to concerns about the coronavirus.

The park announced April 8 that it would move this season's opening day to "early June" and urged guests to practice social distancing to "save summer 2020."

Holiday World is offering additional discounts and perks to some customers who have already purchased passes and tickets for the 2020 season.

12:15 p.m.

In its first noon update, the Indiana State Department of Health says there are now 8,236 people in the state who have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

The reported number of deaths statewide increased by seven Monday, bringing the total to 350.

State data for Monroe County show 87 confirmed cases, up from 83 Sunday. There is still only one confirmed COVID-19 death in the county.

Demographic information provided by the ISDH shows that while more than 50% of confirmed cases are in female patients, male patients make up the majority of reported deaths.

The department says says it has tested 44,539 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

SUNDAY, APRIL 12

10:00 a.m.

Numbers released this morning show Monroe County has its first death from COVID-19. The ISDH reported an additional eight positive cases in Monroe County, bringing the county's total to 83.

The State Department of Health shows 343 total deaths statewide and 7,928 positive cases.

The state is releasing demographic information about deaths. Sixty-one percent of deaths are males and 38 percent are females. 

The department says says it has tested 42,489 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

10:00 a.m.

With 30 newly-reported coronavirus deaths in Indiana, Saturday's numbers from the state department of health show 330 total deaths in the Hoosier state.

Reported deaths in Monroe County remain at zero, but the number of confirmed cases jumped by five since yesterday. The county's reported case total is now 75.

ISDH says more than 500 people have been newly confirmed to have the virus, bringing the state's total to 7,435. positive cases.

The department says says it has tested more than 39,000 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

In a statement today the ISDH says it is partnering with local health departments to bring drive-thru testing to four communities. It's restricted to healthcare workers, first responders and essential workers who have symptoms of COVID-19 

Clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 13-17 at the following locations:

  • CK Newsome Community Center, 100 E. Walnut St., Evansville
  • Ivy Tech, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne
  • St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Ave., Gary
  • Ivy Tech, 8204 Hwy 311, Sellersburg

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

11:30 a.m.

Indiana University law professor and wife of Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton Dawn Johnsen has tested positive for the coronavirus.

According to a news release from the city, Johnsen has been self-isolating at home since she first experienced symptoms and was notified of her positive test result on Thursday. 

The city says in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, Hamilton has been self-quarantining since Johnsen's diagnosis and self-monitoring for symptoms.

10:00 a.m.

With more than 50 newly-reported coronavirus deaths in Indiana, Friday's numbers from the state department of health show 300 total deaths in the Hoosier state.

Reported deaths in Monroe County remain at zero, but the number of confirmed cases jumped by nine since yesterday. The county's reported case total is now 70.

The state is reporting Brown County's first coronavirus death, one of nine people who have tested positive in the county so far.

ISDH says more than 500 people have been newly confirmed to have the virus, bringing the state's total to 6,907 positive cases.

The department says says it has tested 35,040 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

1:40 p.m.

Bartholomew County Sheriff Matthew Myers is reporting two positive coronavirus cases in the county jail. One is a corrections officer, the other is an inmate. He says both are not showing signs of sickness and are quarantined.

10:00 a.m.

According to the Indiana State Department of Health, reported Hoosier coronavirus deaths increased by 42 since Wednesday.

Thursday's numbers from the department show 6,351 cases total throughout the state, as well as 245 deaths.

There is only one additional reported case of the virus in Monroe County Thursday, bringing the county's total to 61. There are still no reported COVID-19 deaths in Monroe County.

Across the Hoosier state, ISDH says it has tested 32,133 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is now reporting more than 200 people in Indiana have died from complications related to the new coronavirus.

Wednesday's Indiana death toll is 203, up 30 from Tuesday.

The new numbers show 5,943 people in the state have tested positive for the coronavirus, as recorded by the ISDH.

There are now 60 Monroe County residents who have tested positive for the virus. Four hundred and nine total tests and zero deaths have been reported by the state in the county. 

Across the Hoosier state, ISDH says it has tested 30,869 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

3:00 p.m.

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra announced today it had furloughed half of its musicians and stagehands and cut its administrative staff by half. 

A news release from the ISO says it has applied for financial relief through the Paycheck Protection Program, part of the recently-passed CARES Act.

The ISO announced in March it would cancel all concerts and events through May out of an abundance of caution surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting the biggest increase in coronavirus-related deaths the state has seen so far: the virus' reported death toll increased by 34 since Monday, now totaling 173.

And the number of reported positive cases in the Hoosier state increased by more than 500, bringing Tuesday's total to 5,507 cases.

According to the state's data, there are now 54 Monroe County residents who have tested positive for the virus. ISDH says 394 people have been tested in the county, and no coronavirus deaths have been reported by the state in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 28,764 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

MONDAY, April 6

7:00 p.m.

The Monroe County Alert system was triggered this evening with a message from the CDC on wearing masks.

It reads, "The CDC is now recommending residents to wear face coverings in public settings where social distancing is hard to maintain. Cloth masks, scarves, or other like covers can be used. It is recommended to not wear N 95 Masks as those are to be saved for health care workers. Face covering does not replace the need for social distancing but rather reinforces protection against the spread of the virus."

The Monroe County Health Department also issued a statement advising the same thing.

10:30 a.m.

New numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health Monday show almost 5,000 positive cases of the new coronavirus in the Hoosier state.

As of Monday morning, there are 4,944 confirmed positive cases and 139 reported deaths, up from 127 deaths Sunday.

ISDH says there are now 51 Monroe County residents who have tested positive for the virus — and 371 residents who have been tested in total. No coronavirus deaths have been reported by the state in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 26,191 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

Brown County, which has just seven confirmed cases and no deaths, is stepping up restrictions on travel as local officials seek to discourage out-of-town visitors from overwhelming its businesses. 

SUNDAY, April 5

10:30 a.m.

The number of Indiana residents who have died from coronavirus complications has reached 127, according to new data from the Indiana State Department of Health. That's up 11 from yesterday's numbers.

Sunday's numbers show 4,411 confirmed positive cases, up nearly 500 from yesterday.

ISDH says there are now 48 Monroe County residents who have tested positive for the virus — and 330 residents who have been tested in total. No coronavirus deaths have been reported by the state in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 22,652 people so far. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

More than half of the state's positive cases are people age 50 and older. 

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Friday extending the state’s “Stay-At-Home” order through April 20 in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.

SATURDAY, April 4

10:00 a.m.

The number of Indiana residents who have died from coronavirus complications has reached 116, according to new data from the Indiana State Department of Health.

Saturday's numbers show 3,953 confirmed positive cases, up more than 500 from yesterday.

ISDH says there are now 45 Monroe County residents who have tested positive for the virus — and 302 residents who have been tested in total. No coronavirus deaths have been reported by the state in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 19,800 people so far, about 3,000 more than yesterday. That number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

More than half of the state's positive cases are people age 50 and older. 

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order yesterday extending the state’s “Stay-At-Home” order through April 20 in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

10:00 a.m.

The number of Indiana residents who have died from coronavirus complications has surpassed 100, according to new data from the Indiana State Department of Health.

Friday's numbers show 3,437 confirmed positive cases and 102 deaths in the Hoosier state.

ISDH says there are now 40 Monroe County residents who have tested positive for the virus — and 274 residents who have been tested in total. No coronavirus deaths have been reported by the state in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 16,900 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

9:45 a.m.

The City of Bloomington announced this morning that a second city employee has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

The employee is a member of the Parks and Recreation Department and was placed on leave March 30 after displaying symptoms consistent with the virus and being tested. The positive result was returned Friday.

The city says it is using ISDH and CDC protocols to identify and notify anyone with whom the employee may recently have had contact.

The first city employee known to have contracted the virus is a member of the Bloomington Fire Department. 

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

10:00 a.m.

There are now more than 3,000 confirmed positive cases of the new coronavirus in Indiana, according to new numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health. 

Thursday's coronavirus report from the ISDH shows 3,039 positive cases and 78 reported deaths. 

According to the state, there are now 36 Monroe County residents who are confirmed to have the virus. None have died thus far.

ISDH says it has tested 16,285 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

11:00 a.m.

The Indiana National Guard announced it is deploying members in coordination with food banks across the state to help distribute food to those in need.

A news release from Feeding Indiana's Hungry Executive Direction Emily Weikert Bryant says Indiana National Guard members will assist with feeding seniors, families and displaced workers in all 92 counties. 

“Food bank staff have been working long hours for weeks to better serve our clients and are fatigued,” said Bryant. “Many volunteers, who are the heart of what we do, are unable to assist because they are at risk or concerned for what their exposure might mean for their families."

Hoosiers needing food assistance can access the state's Family and Social Services Administration's food assistance availability map here.

10:00 a.m.

Wednesday numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health show more than 400 new confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state's total to 2,565 state-confirmed cases.

The death count has risen by 16. Sixty-five people in the state are now confirmed to have died from COVID-19 complications. But that number doesn't include the death of a Monroe County man last month who was suspected to have the virus -- county officials say the state denied a request to test his remains.

There are currently 33 confirmed cases of the virus in Monroe County residents, with no deaths reported by the state so far.

ISDH says it has tested 14,375 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

TUESDAY, MARCH 31

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health says there are now more than 2,000 confirmed positive cases of the novel coronavirus in Indiana.

New numbers released Tuesday morning show 2,159 confirmed positive cases and 49 deaths across the state. That's 14 more COVID-19 deaths since yesterday.

There are currently 30 confirmed positive cases among Monroe County residents. No deaths have been reported so far.

ISDH says it has tested 13,373 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

On Monday, state officials said there are 1,940 ICU beds and 1,177 ventilators in Indiana, numbers which they hope to double in the coming months as coronavirus cases increase.

MONDAY, MARCH 30

10:00 a.m.

There are 272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today in Indiana, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.

The ISDH is also reporting three more deaths, bringing Indiana's coronavirus death toll to 35.

ISDH says it has tested 11,658 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

SUNDAY, MARCH 29

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health released new confirmed cases of the coronavirus this morning.

The ISDH is reporting one new death from COVID-19 and 282 new state-confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

There are now 1,514 confirmed positive cases and 32 deaths across the state.

There are 22 confirmed positive cases in Monroe County - that's six more than Saturday, and up from just eight positive cases in the county on Friday.

The Monroe Co. Health Administrator issued a statement yesterday asking Hoosiers to follow the Governor's order and stay at home. 

Nearly half of all positive cases are in Marion County. The reports 676 positive cases in Marion County.

All but 13 counties have at least one case of the virus. The counties that have no confirmed cases are all rural areas. 

State Health Commissioner Kris Box said on Friday the peak of Indiana’s COVID-19 infections is still more than two weeks away. She says it’s difficult to tell how many Hoosiers may become infected with the novel coronavirus.

ISDH is now sharing demographic data about positive cases. More females than males have tested positive. Most positive cases are among those ages 50-69.

ISDH says it has tested 8,407 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health's new coronavirus numbers show seven new COVID-19 deaths and 251 new state-confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

There are now 1,231 confirmed positive cases and 31 deaths across the state. The number of positive cases in Monroe County doubled since Friday. There are 16 confirmed positive cases, up from eight Friday.

Nearly half of all positive cases are in Marion County. The reports 584 positive cases in Marion County.

State Health Commissioner Kris Box said on Friday the peak of Indiana’s COVID-19 infections is still more than two weeks away. She says it’s difficult to tell how many Hoosiers may become infected with the novel coronavirus.

ISDH is now sharing demographic data about positive cases. Slightly more females than males have tested positive. Most positive cases are among those ages 50-69.

ISDH says it has tested 8,407 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

7:30 p.m.

Bloomington Transit plans to continue operating on the spring break schedule next week due to the Governor's Stay At Home mandate. Free fares on all fixed routes is still in effect. Passengers should board through the rear doors. The downtown transit center is closed to the public.

11:15 a.m.

Monroe County Community School Corp. officials are reducing its number of home instruction days per school week to four. 

An email from the district says it will use one of its 20 state-allotted waiver days each Friday as well as whenever its "technology as a corporation does not function." It says Fridays will be meant for students to "continue their learning, catch up or review with no additional instruction."

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health's new coronavirus numbers show seven new COVID-19 deaths and more than 300 new state-confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

There are now 981 confirmed positive cases and 24 deaths across the state. 

ISDH says it has tested 6,936 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

THURSDAY, MARCH 26

9:20 p.m.

Indiana officials are insisting that residents obey the state’s stay-at-home order to rein in the coronavirus spread and not take advantage of its travel and work exemptions. Those appeals came Thursday as Indiana’s death toll from the pandemic rose by three to 17.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state grew by 170 to 645. The stay-at-home order issued by Gov. Eric Holcomb took effect Wednesday. The order has exceptions for workers in essential businesses or for necessary trips for food and medicine. Holcomb says the exemptions are “not encouragement to break the rules.”

10:00 a.m.

The COVID-19 death toll in Indiana has risen to 17, according to new numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health.

A Thursday morning news release says there are now 645 state-confirmed positive cases of the new coronavirus in Indiana. Six of those are in Monroe County.

ISDH says it has tested 4,651 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

10:00 a.m.

Two more Hoosiers have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of victims in Indiana so far to 14. The Indiana State Department of Health announced Wednesday morning that 477 people have now tested positive for the new coronavirus, marking the second day in a row that new confirmed cases have increased by more than a hundred.

Wednesday's new state numbers show one new case in Monroe County, bringing the county's reporter case count to four.

ISDH says it has tested 3,356 people so far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

10:15 a.m.

ISDH has updated its coronavirus numbers to show that 12 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19, up from seven yesterday.

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health's new coronavirus numbers show more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday. The total state-recorded number of Hoosiers who have tested positive for the virus is now 365.

ISDH has tested 2,931 people thus far — that number includes tests run by the state, the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, and some private laboratories. ISDH says the "number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total."

As of this morning, the state has still recorded only three cases of the new coronavirus in Monroe County.

MONDAY, MARCH 23

3:30 p.m.

Indiana State University officials say a person affiliated with the university has tested positive for the new coronavirus. It is unclear whether the person is a student, staff or faculty member. 

A news release says the person was last on campus March 12 and began experiencing symptoms March 18. A test was given and returned positive March 20. 

The university says the person has returned to their home in a different state and is self-isolating and "doing well."

12:30 p.m.

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced a statewide Stay-At-Home executive order to stop the spread of the virus, limiting businesses and restaurants to essential operations only.

Read more about what that means for Hoosiers and businesses here.

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 58 new positive cases of COVID-19 Monday morning. This brings the total number reported by the state to 259.

A news release from the ISDH says the number of fatalities related to the new coronavirus remains at seven, while the number of people tested by ISDH, the CDC and some private laboratories is 1,960. That number comes with this disclaimer: Number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total.

The new ISDH numbers show Monroe County as having three confirmed positive cases.

SUNDAY, MARCH 22

9:30 p.m.

The number of COVID-19 fatalities in Indiana is up to seven. Allen County reported a fatality this evening. Like the deaths reported earlier today, the victim was over the age of 50 and had an underlying health condition. 

4:00 p.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health says the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Indiana is up to six. The individuals were from Marion Co. and Scott Co. Both individuals were in their 50s and had underlying health conditions. 

3:30 p.m.

Scott County confirmed its first death from the virus on Sunday afternoon. Health officials say the person was in their 50s and had a pre-existing health condition. The person was quarantining at home.

The Scott County Health Department says it is working with the Indiana State Department of Health to update the information on the ISDH website. The Scott Co. death is the fifth death in Indiana.

10:00 a.m.

New numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health Sunday morning show state-confirmed cases of the new coronavirus rose by 75, bringing the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Indiana to 201. The death toll remains at four.

The ISDH says 1,494 people have been tested. That's an increase of 79% in testing from yesterday.

The ISDH says, "Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH." 

The new cases involve residents of Bartholomew (4), Boone (1), Delaware (1), Dubois (1), Floyd (1), Franklin (2), Grant (1), Hamilton (8), Hancock (2), Hendricks (2), Howard (1), Johnson (5), Lake (3), Madison (1), Marion (35), Monroe (1) Morgan (1), Putnam (1), Ripley (1), St. Joseph (2), Scott (1) and Tipton (1) counties.

Although the ISDH is reporting 1,494 people have been tested, it comes with this disclaimer: Number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total.

SATURDAY, March 21

8:00 p.m.

Morgan County officials are confirming its first case of the novel coronavirus. A statement from the Morgan County Health Department in Martinsville says the patient is isolated and in stable condition.

4:00 p.m.

Indiana health officials report a fourth person died from the coronavirus. The state's latest death from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, was an adult from central Delaware County who was over 60 and had been hospitalized, the Indiana State Department of Health said.

IU Health Bloomington Hospital is restricting visitors to the emergency department. IU Health says exceptions include one parent or guardian per pediatric or minor patient.

10:00 a.m.

New numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health Saturday morning show state-confirmed cases of the new coronavirus rose by 47, bringing the total number of cases in Indiana to 126. The death toll remains at three.

The ISDH says it has tested 833 people for the virus, up from 554 people Friday. Those numbers do not however, include the case Monroe County's Health administrator confirmed yesterday. The ISDH says, "Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH." 

The new cases involve residents of Allen (3), Clark (3), Delaware (1), Elkhart (1), Greene (1), Hamilton (5), Hancock (1), Harrison (1), Hendricks (2), Howard (1), Johnson (2), Lake (1), LaPorte (1), Marion (22), Scott (1) and Vigo (1) counties. 

A news release from the department says it is now using test results from the CDC and private laboratories as well as its own test results.

Although the ISDH is reporting 833 people have been tested, it comes with this disclaimer: Number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20

4:45 p.m.

The Indiana State Dept. of Health announced the state's third coronavirus-related death Friday afternoon.

A news release from the state says the third victim was a 60-year-old Marion County resident who had been hospitalized with COVID-19.

3:00 p.m.

The Monroe County Health Department says the county's first official case of COVID-19 was confirmed today to be an Indiana University-Bloomington student living off campus in Bloomington.

The student was swabbed for COVID-19 March 13 and the positive test result was returned today by a private lab.

1:25 p.m.

Indiana University is postponing spring commencement ceremonies on all campuses, previously scheduled for May. A statement from IU President Michael McRobbie says all degrees will continue to be awarded as earned.

11:30 a.m.

Indiana is delaying its primary election until June because of the coronavirus. The election was scheduled for May 5.

The new date is June 2. 

All dates corresponding with the election will be moved 28 days. "For example, military and overseas ballots are required to mailed 45 days prior to the primary election, so they’ll move 45 days prior to June 2," the governor's office said in a statement. 

Holcomb said yesterday that he supported delaying the primary because he was concerned about the safety of county elections officials, polling site workers and voters. He said Republican Secretary of State Connie Lawson was leading discussions with state political party leaders.

10:00 a.m.

New numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health Friday morning show state-confirmed cases of the new coronavirus rose by 23, bringing the total number of cases in Indiana to 79. The death toll remains at two.

The new cases involve residents of Allen (1), Boone (1), Floyd (1), Grant (1), Hamilton (3), Johnson (1), Lake (2), Marion (6), Shelby (1), St. Joseph (3), Tippecanoe (1), Vanderburgh (1) and Vigo (1) counties.

The ISDH says it has tested 554 people for the virus, up from 380 people Wednesday. A news release from the department says it is now using test results from the CDC and private laboratories as well as its own test results.

THE ISDH said last week it's likely tens of thousands of Hoosiers have the virus. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

7:30 p.m.

The IU Bloomington Hospital released a statement tonight that a patient was being treated there for COVID-19. The hospital says the patient was seen in the emergency department and the staff followed all the proper procedures. 

1:15 p.m.

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Thursday that all K-12 Indiana schools, both public and private, will remain closed through May 1. A news release from the governor's office says that date may be extended through the end of the 2019-2020 school year "if circumstances warrant."

Additionally, all state-mandated assessments for the current school year have been canceled.

10:00 a.m.

New numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health Thursday morning show state-confirmed cases of the new coronavirus rose by 17, bringing the total number of cases in Indiana to 56. The death toll remains at two.

The ISDH says it has tested 380 people for the virus, up from 193 people Wednesday. A news release from the department says it is now using test results from the CDC and private laboratories as well as its own test results.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18

5:00 p.m.

The Monroe County Public Library announced Wednesday it is ceasing all operations and services until April.

And Bloomington's College Mall will close Wednesday at 7 p.m. until March 29.

4:15 p.m.

The United States District Court For Southern Indiana closed all its courthouses to the public effective at noon Wednesday.

Those courthouses are in Indianapolis, Evansville, Terre Haute and New Albany.

According to an order issued by Chief Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson, Court Interpreters are exempt from the closure.

"The Court will continue to conduct all necessary hearings and other proceedings as it deems proper, and will allow necessary witnesses to participate meaningfully upon written notice from counsel filed with the Court," she wrote.

The United States District Court For Northern Indiana issued the same closure starting 2 p.m. Wednesday for courthouses in Fort Wayne, South Bend, Lafayette, and Hammond. 

1:45 p.m.

Indiana's association of private, nonprofit colleges announced Tuesday that all of its institutions will move to online-only classes following the spread of the coronavirus to Indiana.

Butler University, DePauw University, Franklin College, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Wabash College are among the 30 member institutions of Independent Colleges of Indiana.

12:00 p.m.

Honda said Wednesday that it will shut down plants in North America, including one in Greensburg, for a week starting Monday. On Tuesday night, Detroit’s three automakers agreed to rotating temporary production suspensions to better clean factories and leave more time between shifts. The move held off a demand from the United Auto Workers for a two-week U.S. production shutdown.

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 9 new state-confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

This brings the state's total to 39.

As of Wednesday morning, the state has tested 193 people for the virus.

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

4:30 p.m.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has activated the Indiana National Guard to be on duty as needed to assist with the pandemic.

The governor's executive order regarding state coronavirus prevention directives also delays non-essential meetings.

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported Tuesday morning that a second person in the state has died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

The state has also diagnosed an additional six positive cases of the coronavirus, bringing Indiana's total to 30.

The new cases number two each in Lake, Marion and Franklin counties, respectively.

MONDAY, MARCH 16

5:30 p.m.

Both Purdue University and Indiana State University announced Monday afternoon they will extend remote-only learning to the end of the spring semester due to concerns about spreading the new coronavirus.

3:00 p.m.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Tuesday afternoon that a patient in Marion County has died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

This is the first death in the state.

12:00 p.m.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced new directives for mitigating the spread of coronavirus throughout the state, including closing bars and restaurants to dine-in patrons and postponing elective and non-emergency medical procedures.

A news release from the governor also notes that only 16 of the state's 289 school districts are still using in-person instruction. 

Holcomb's new directives require bars and restaurants to close to in-person patrons through the end of March. Businesses will still be allowed to provide take-out and delivery services.

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health released new COVID-19 data this morning. There are 24 state confirmed cases, up from 20 on Sunday. 

The ISDH reports it has tested 139 people for the virus. 

The new cases are in Bartholomew, Floyd, Hendricks, Howard and Marion Counties.

Below is the list of all the affected counties and positive cases:

Adams: 1
Bartholomew: 1
Boone: 1
Floyd: 1
Hamilton: 1
Hendricks: 3
Howard: 2
Johnson: 3
LaPorte: 1
Marion: 7
Noble: 1
St. Joseph: 1
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State Health Commissioner Kris Box said Friday that  more than 60,000 Hoosiers likely have the virus.

There are still no confirmed cases in Monroe County. 

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

8:30 p.m.

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie announced via email Sunday night that the university will conduct the remainder of spring semester classes entirely online and cancel all IU-sponsored events for the rest of the academic semester.

The announcement includes the cancellation of this year's Little 500 bike race and notes that spring break, starting this week, will be extended by one additional week.

The school will close  most of its residence halls and on-campus housing by March 20. The statement says move-out procedures will be emailed to students by Tuesday and will include information for students "with highly exceptional situations who do not have a permanent residence or cannot return to their permanent residence, including some international students."

8:00 p.m.

Floyd County has its first presumptive positive case of COVID-19. That brings the total positive cases in Indiana to 20.

According to a statement from Baptist Health Floyd, "All recommended precautions are being taken to protect the patient and the staff. The medical team is evaluating and monitoring the progress of this patient in close collaboration with the local and state health officials."

1:00 p.m.

Beginning immediately, stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

In a statement, Kroger says this will allow staff to restock and sanitize stores. 

“Our supply chain teams are working tirelessly to ensure that food, medicine and cleaning supplies reach our customers as quickly as possible,” the statement says. “The change will also allow even greater attention to cleaning our stores.”

1:00 p.m.

Kroger is restricting hours at all its locations in the Midwest including Indiana. 

Beginning immediately, stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

In a statement, Kroger says this will allow staff to restock and sanitize stores. 

“Our supply chain teams are working tirelessly to ensure that food, medicine and cleaning supplies reach our customers as quickly as possible,” the statement says. “The change will also allow even greater attention to cleaning our stores.”

10:00 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health released new COVID-19 data Sunday morning. There are 19 confirmed cases, up from 15 on Saturday. 

The ISDH reports it has tested 121 people for the virus. 

State Health Commissioner Kris Box said Friday that  more than 60,000 Hoosiers likely have the virus.

There are still no confirmed cases in Monroe County. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

10:15 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health confirms that are 15 presumptive positive coronavirus cases in Indiana as of Saturday morning. Only 89 people in Indiana have been tested. 

According to State Health Commissioner Kris Box  more than 60,000 Hoosiers likely have the virus.

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

9:40 p.m.

Indiana’s governor says he’s leaving the decision on whether schools should be closed to local leaders, even as his top health official acknowledged uncertainty over how widespread the coronavirus is in the state. Dozens of school districts have closed for at least two weeks, and the Indiana high school boys basketball tourney was called off Friday. Gov. Eric Holcomb is warning people to take precautions seriously to slow the spread of the virus. Indiana has 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 illness. But State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box says Indiana is probably actually close to the 1% statewide infection rate estimated by Ohio’s state health director, amounting to about 70,000 people.

6:10 p.m.

The Monroe County Public Library announced Friday evening that it will close its main Bloomington library and the Ellettsville branch until April 6. All outreach services are also canceled.

Closed-door drive-up services will begin March 17.

5:00 p.m.

The number of presumptive positive coronavirus cases in Indiana is still just 12, despite the fact that more than 60,000 Hoosiers likely have the virus, according to State Health Commissioner Kris Box.

The Indiana State Department of Health said in a Friday afternoon news release that the department had received additional testing supplies from the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention in Atlanta.

An IU Health official says there are currently no confirmed cases in Monroe County, and that there is also no testing available through the county. 

4:30 p.m.

Indiana University announced additional facility closures and cancellations of all study abroad programs scheduled to begin on or before May 15.

All campus gyms and athletic facilities and venues, along with day care and child care centers and Bradford Woods, will be closed through April 5. 

11:04 a.m. 

The Indiana State Department of Health announces there are no new presumptive positive cases to report. The number of people in Indiana who have tested presumptively positive for the new coronavirus stays at 12, with the number tested by ISDH rising to 73.

Classes are canceled at Rose Hulman today. Spring break has been moved to the week of March 16, then virtual learning will take effect.

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

7:15 p.m. 

Monroe County Community Schools have closed all schools Friday through March 27. The district says it was  notified that families have been exposed to others displaying symptoms of the coronavirus

11:30 a.m.

Indiana State University officials announced today that all instruction will move to an online-only format effective Monday, March 16 through April 6. This includes a week-long spring break. 

ISU has canceled all university-sponsored air travel and is " taking extra, and advanced, measures to clean buildings, including residence halls and classrooms."

And all Ivy Tech Community College campuses will delay the start of next term's classes until March 23, with instruction moving online until April 6. 

10:30 a.m.

The Indiana State Department of Health says 12 people in the state have now tested positive for the new coronavirus.

5:00 a.m.

Bloomington city officials  are enhancing safety protocols  over concerns of the coronavirus pandemic.

The city plans to limit large in-person meetings effective March 16 such as the Women's History Month Luncheon. City board and commission meetings will be postponed except as needed for critical services.

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Purdue Researchers Develop Potential COVID-19 At-Home Test

Most COVID-19 tests use nasal swabs that have to be stuck far up the patient's nose and can take days to receive results.

July 5, 2020

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Protesters Gather In Front Of Carmel Church, Call For Greater Changes In City

Last week, the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana suspended Father Ted Rothrock. Sunday’s protest was focused on healing and creating a space for conversations. 

July 5, 2020

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EPA To End Relaxed Enforcement, School Nurse Offers Advice On Masks For Kids

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 31 additional confirmed deaths over the weekend, bringing the state’s total to 2,500. The state announced more than 48,000 total confirmed cases.

July 4, 2020

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Indiana Reports 522 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 More Deaths

In a news release, the state’s health department said that an additional six people have died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 2,494 confirmed coronavirus deaths in Indiana.

July 4, 2020

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Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR Driver To Test Positive For Virus

Hendrick Motorsports said Johnson will not return until he is cleared by a physician. He was tested earlier Friday after his wife, Chani, tested positive after experiencing allergy-like symptoms.

July 3, 2020

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Reopening Delay, Breweries Surviving, Fireworks Sales Booming | Indiana Newsdesk

The state is pressing pause on its reopening plan. Power companies can’t raise rates to recover revenue from lower energy demand. Craft breweries are adapting business models. And local fireworks sales are booming.

July 3, 2020

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COVID-19 Could Reshape Craft Brewing Industry

Like many industries across Indiana, the craft brewing business was booming until the coronavirus forced it to shut down for three months.

July 3, 2020

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Indiana Students Can Return To Sports, School Activities Monday

The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced offseason fall workouts will begin Monday, although athletes are limited to 15 hours per week on a school campus until at least July 19.

July 3, 2020

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Here's What One School Nurse Says Families Can Do To Prepare Kids For School Reopening

Families may receive more contact from health and school officials than normal this school year, as they work to track and prevent the spread of COVID-19 this fall.

July 3, 2020

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Do You Need To Get Tested Immediately After Being In Contact With Someone Who Has COVID-19?

The virus can be transmitted before the carrier exhibits symptoms, so even if you feel fine you should stay home for 14 days and monitor yourself for symptoms.

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July 2, 2020

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Infectious Disease Doctor: Masks An Important Step In Reopening Schools

The Monroe County Community School Corporation approved guidelines for going back to school, and students will be required to wear masks going to, coming from and while in school.

July 2, 2020

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Monroe County Commissioners Allocate What's Left Of COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

The Monroe County Commissioners awarded the rest of the $400,000 fund set up for tourism-related businesses struggling because of the pandemic at a Wednesday meeting.

July 2, 2020

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Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton Receives Positive COVID-19 Antibody Test

The City of Bloomington is counting Mayor John Hamilton as one of five city employees to have experienced a coronavirus infection after he received a positive COVID-19 antibody test this week.

July 2, 2020

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Fireworks Sales Skyrocket Leading Up To Fourth Of July Weekend

The American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) reported the consumer fireworks industry set a record by selling $1 billion worth of products in 2019. They anticipate that number will be surpassed this year.

July 2, 2020

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Priest Sues To Stop Federal Execution Over Coronavirus Risk

A Zen Buddhist priest filed a lawsuit Thursday arguing the Bureau of Prisons is putting him at risk for the coronavirus by moving forward with executions during a nationwide pandemic.

July 2, 2020

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Monroe's OptumServe Testing Site Open, Using Non-Intrusive Test

At this location, you will not be undergoing the nasopharyngeal test, which one of our readers referred to as “disturbingly intrusive” and another called “the reviled nasal swab.”

July 1, 2020

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In Significant Policy Shift, Indiana Will Begin Releasing Facility-Level Data From Nursing Homes

The state says it will take about a month to compile and build a database.

July 1, 2020

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Indiana Pressing Pause On Reopening Plan

Governor Eric Holcomb announced Indiana will largely press pause on its reopening plan instead of moving to the final phase this weekend.

July 1, 2020

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Closed Day Programs Add Pressure on Families Supporting People With Autism

Like many organizations that support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Stone Belt had to stop its day programs in mid-March as concerns grew about the spread of COVID-19.

July 1, 2020

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Minor League Baseball Cancellation Hits Indiana Teams

All four of the state’s minor league clubs — the Indianapolis Indians, Fort Wayne Tin Caps, South Bend Cubs and the Evansville Otters — are among the 160 MiLB teams around the country that won’t be playing ball this summer.

July 1, 2020

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Here's Where You Can Get Tested For COVID-19 In Monroe County

As of June 30 there are four COVID-19 testing locations, all from different providers, in Monroe County. Here's where to go and what to expect if you'd like to get tested for COVID-19 in Monroe County.

July 1, 2020

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MCCSC Approves Plan For 2020-21 School Year, Mask Policy

MCCSC Superintendent Judy DeMuth says much of the Corporation’s plans for reopening are in line with recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, advocating for in-person learning.

July 1, 2020

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Traveling? If You Visit A COVID Hotspot Do You Have To Self-Quarantine?

Monroe County's Health Department Administrator says anytime people are traveling they need to be aware of where they are and what is going on in that community.

June 30, 2020

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Advocates Say PPP Loans Were Less Likely To Help Businesses Owned By People Of Color

The more than $600 billion lending program was designed to help keep small businesses afloat and avoid layoffs during state shutdowns.

June 30, 2020

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Switchyard Park Spray Pad Opens, Pools And Karst Farm Spray Pad Stay Closed

Park Manager Hsiung Marler said the city had to submit a list of COVID-related health and safety precautions to the Monroe County Health Department as part of the opening process. 

June 30, 2020

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Now More Than 5,300 COVID-19 In Indiana Long-Term Care Facilities

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indiana’s long-term care facilities went up by 195 during the last week. The death toll in these facilities also increased by 26.

June 30, 2020

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As COVID-19 Patients Are Discharged, Experts Warn Of Long-Lasting Health Effects

As the number of COVID-19 patients discharged from intensive care units increases, medical experts are warning that extended stays in the ICU can have long lasting effects.

June 29, 2020

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Fourth City Of Bloomington Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

In a statement, the City of Bloomington said the employee is one of 11 employees of the Bloomington Fire Department who was tested last week.

June 29, 2020

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State Courts Work Toward An Awkward Reopening

Courts are trying to figure out how they're going to provide for the safety of the jurors, of the litigants, of the attorneys, and of the court staff.

June 29, 2020

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Utilities Ordered To Keep The Lights On Until Aug. 14 Despite Unpaid Bills

On Monday, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission ordered some utilities to continue the moratorium on shutoffs through Aug. 14.

June 29, 2020

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Hundreds Of People Sign Petition To Change MCCSC Reentry Plan

In an attempt to increase the equity and safety of every student, the petition lists six recommendations to be added to the reopening process.

June 29, 2020

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In COVID Lockdown, Conditions At Indiana Women’s Prison Unhealthy, Advocates Say

“It is unacceptable, and actually, it’s torture,” says Kelsey Kauffman, an advocate who used to run the Higher Education Program in the prison in Indianapolis and has stayed in touch with inmates there.

June 29, 2020

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Unemployment Rises, Advocates Concerned By Women’s Prison Lockdown

New claims for unemployment benefits in Indiana have continued to rise slightly for three weeks in a row. At the same time, the number of people continuing to get benefits is slowly decreasing.

June 29, 2020

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NIPSCO Postpones Removing Coal Ash From Michigan City Ponds

The northern Indiana utility NIPSCO will postpone removing toxic coal ash from ponds near its Michigan City coal plant until next spring.

June 28, 2020

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Indiana Reports 3 More Coronavirus Deaths, 362 New Cases

The new reported cases bring to about 44,930 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indiana and nearly 2,430 deaths. The Department of Health reports more than 470,500 Hoosiers have been tested, and 9.5% have tested positive.

June 28, 2020

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Virus Pandemic Spurring Rise In RV Sales In Northern Indiana

An RV Industry Association survey projects that 46 million Americans will take an RV trip over the next year. About 51% of the survey’s participants attributed their heightened interest in RV camping to health concerns.

June 28, 2020

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Indiana BMV To Resume Late Fees On Wednesday

Those with expired driver’s licenses, permits, state identification cards, and vehicle registrations need to complete renewal transactions before Wednesday to avoid paying a late fee.

June 28, 2020

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Indiana Parents Debate Sending Kindergartners To School

Indiana is one of 33 states that leave the kindergarten option to parents. Educators are sounding the alarm that young children could get behind on important learning skills by missing kindergarten.

June 27, 2020

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FFA Makes Convention Virtual, No Longer In Indianapolis

The decision to make the event virtual is due “to the many challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Indianapolis-based FFA said.

Click here for the Indiana State Department of Health's resource page on COVID-19. »