coronavirus response

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A new piece of COVID-19 misinformation claims that most of the summer surge of hospitalizations are actually people who aren’t really sick. 

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Topeka and Shipshewana, both in LaGrange County, have the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the state, at 13.2 and 14 percent respectively.

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IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie is "in full crisis mode", says its leader.  Its affiliate hospitals in Jay and Blackford counties are in the same situation.  The reason: COVID-19 and its delta variant infecting, for the most part, unvaccinated people.

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Six new COVID-19 deaths were reported in northeast Indiana on Tuesday, including three in Allen County and two in Steuben County.

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The Indiana Department of Health announced Monday the state surpassed 900,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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COVID-19 data from this past weekend looked almost identical to how it looked on Friday going in. 

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Indiana’s COVID-19 cases dip slightly following Labor Day weekend. Gov. Eric Holcomb says the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate is a “bridge too far.” And the Indiana Department of Health hires a company to help expand testing as demand continues to rise.

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The faculty senate of Purdue University-Fort Wayne is considering recommending a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for staff and students in the spring semester.

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Several major companies in Indiana including Eli Lilly, Anthem and Roche Diagnostics said they will require COVID-19 vaccines for their employees. But many other Hoosier businesses say the Biden administration’s proposed mandate to require vaccines or weekly testing goes too far. 

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It’s now up to Indiana courts to decide whether a new emergency powers law is unconstitutional. Attorneys for Gov. Eric Holcomb and the General Assembly faced off in court Friday to make their arguments.