The money is meant to help The Salvation Army respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also to help pay for its overall operations into the future.
The move—while expected—extends the pain for a hospitality industry that is reeling from closures that have eateries on the brink.
The Indiana State Department of Health reported that 13,373 people have been tested so far, up from 11,658 in Monday’s report.
The state said more than 5,300 health care workers who are not currently working in hospital settings have volunteered to help during the projected coronavirus surge, which is expected to begin in mid April.
WHME-TV Channel 46 plans to broadcast 60 hours of live WISH news starting April 6, WISH owner Circle City Broadcasting announced.
The Indiana State Department of Health has reported 805 new cases in the state over the past three days.
The Indiana State Department of Health has reported 533 new cases over the past two days.
The Indiana State Department of Health reported that 6,936 people have been tested so far, up from 4,651 people in the previous day’s report.
The Indiana Pharmacists Association is among groups nationally that say pharmacists are reporting medication hoarding, inappropriate prescribing and limited prescriber availability of two drugs touted as possible treatments for COVID-19.
Excitement about treating the new coronavirus with malaria drugs is raising hopes. But the evidence that they may help is thin, and a run on the drugs is complicating access for people who need them for rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.
The numbers are skyrocketing as businesses close as part of efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The governor also signed legislation that will eventually put more money into the state’s unemployment trust fund, a move that comes as the coronavirus outbreak has led to a jump in unemployment claims.
Applications for home construction permits soared 34% in the Indianapolis area in February. The flurry of new applications came before the first cases of COVID-19 hit Indiana.
Punch Bowl Social opened at 120 S. Meridian Street in Dec. 2016, taking 23,000 square feet in Circle Centre space once occupied by Nordstrom.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association said it made the decision after Gov. Eric Holcomb directed all state public schools to remain closed during the pandemic until May 1.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Thursday said the state has received 22,500 unemployment claims in a three-day period this week compared with only 3,100 during the same week a year ago.
The low-interest loans of up to $2 million are designed to provide working capital to Indiana businesses struggling to make it because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Indianapolis-based company said Wednesday that it made the decision “after extensive discussions with federal, state and local officials and in recognition of the need to address the spread of COVID-19.”
The closures involve six plants in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, including the company’s Indiana plant in Greensburg.