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Another Allen County resident died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 171. There have been 4,713 confirmed cases of the disease.

With eight cases, Kosciusko County had the most new cases reported Tuesday, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Their total is now 994, with a total of 12 deaths during the pandemic. The county’s seven-day positivity rate is at 10.85.

The state’s positivity rate for the past seven days is at 6.8 percent. 

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

Indiana counties can no longer reject a voter’s absentee, mail-in ballot because an official says their signature doesn’t match – without giving the voter a chance to fix it.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb is pitching an idea to calm concerns about school funding, but school leaders are doubtful it will truly clear up the problem and say it could make things like navigating teacher pay even more challenging. 

Indiana Prisons See August Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Aug 14, 2020
Indiana Department of Correction

Indiana prisons have seen an August spike in coronavirus infections, with 159 new cases reported since July 31. 

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At a remote, video meeting of the Indiana Election Commission Friday, Republicans again rejected an attempt to expand vote-by-mail for this year’s general election.

WBOI Presents: April News Roundup 2020

May 9, 2020
Joel Chidls, Justin Hicks, Julia Meek

This week on WBOI Presents, we are listening back to stories from this past month for our April News Roundup.

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  Four more Allen County residents have died of COVID-19 on Monday, and an additional 13 people have tested positive.

 

That brings the total to 327 positive cases in the county. Twenty-seven people have died.

 

Over the weekend, Noble County reported a total of four deaths at Sacred Heart Heart long-term care facility in Avilla. One death at the home was reported earlier this month, and additional deaths were reported over the weekend. 

 

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

The latest extension of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s “Stay-At-Home” order may allow health care facilities to begin doing elective surgeries.

A photo of the front sign at Camp Red Cedar.
ALISHA KEY / CAMP RED CEDAR

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the job titles of Camp Red Cedar employees Alisha Key and Kayla Wagner. The story has been updated.

 

Social distancing and isolation have kept us from our daily routines. It's hard on all of us, but for those with disabilities, the absence of these activities can be very problematic.

Courtesy of Brynn Canary

Since Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb initiated the state's stay-at-home order in late March, our City Limits: Coronavirus series has received notes from people about how they are helping their neighbors and community members and also those who are grateful for the help they have received.

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