Hotels are seeing more demand as people take vacations, and more are expected over the summer. But the industry’s recovery is uneven and Indiana’s will likely take longer than other areas. A national hotel industry group is urging Congress to pass legislation that would give direct relief to hotel operators and workers needing the financial help to fill the gap while travel returns.
The Indiana Department of Health reported 69 additional confirmed deaths over the last week. That brings the state’s total to 13,267 confirmed deaths. The state also reported more than 3,200 new cases in the last week – the fewest reported in a single week since July 2020.