The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported the testing of 9,643 more unique individuals.
Marion County to delay Stage 5 reopening, lagging Holcomb’s statewide order
At IBJ’s Health Care & Benefits Power Breakfast on Thursday, the director of the county’s department of public health cited the area’s high population density and greater potential for transmission of COVID-19.Read More
City sports officials offer to create basketball bubble for interested schools
Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal Friday that calls for turning the convention center’s exhibition halls and meeting rooms into basketball courts and locker rooms. There would be expansive safety measures and daily virus testing.Read More
USDA plans additional $14 billion for farmers reeling from virus
The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers the additional payments to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Bryan Fonseca, founder of the Phoenix Theatre, dies from coronavirus complications
Fonseca, who had been the creative force behind the Phoenix for 35 years, left in 2018 and founded the Fonseca Theatre Co. on the city’s near-west side.Read More
The S&P 500 came within striking distance of a 10% drop from its all-time high earlier this week, what Wall Street calls a correction. Friday’s gains reflect, in part, traders taking advantage of the selling to snap up stocks at lower prices.
At least 26 such lawsuits have been filed by property owners this year, claiming that the national eviction moratorium unfairly strains their finances and violates their property rights.
Online, sales of desks and accessories, such as desk chairs and lamps, were up 283% in August from the year before, according to Rakuten Intelligence, which tracks shopper behavior.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported the highest number of cases since Sept. 13 and the largest number of deaths since Sept. 15.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said Friday that he would ease some pandemic restrictions on businesses in Indianapolis starting Monday, but not as much as the rest of the state.
In a Facebook post, the owners of the restaurant blamed “the pandemic and our inept government” for the closure.
The filing supports a request for an injunction that would block enforcement of an Indiana law requiring absentee ballots be received by election officials by noon on Election Day to be counted.
The parameters of the new legislation were not immediately clear but it’s expected to be narrower in scope than the failed $3.4 trillion Heroes Act the House passed in May.
The opt-outs, combined with huge declines in preschool enrollment, are raising worries about the long-term effects of so much lost early education.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday said the state’s seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals rose from 6.8% to 7.1%.
The majority of workers who took a reduction as the virus brought the economy to a halt are still earning less than they were prior to the outbreak, according to a Pew Research Center study released Thursday.
Public concern about a vaccine could be disastrous to its widespread acceptance and undermine efforts to vaccinate enough people to stop transmission of COVID-19.
The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, appears to be the largest single aggregation of genetic sequences of the virus in the United States.
The pandemic that has ravaged the service industry and cost millions of jobs is changing the nature of customer-facing work at stores, spas, restaurants, barbershops and other service sector jobs.
Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday defended the Federal Reserve’s efforts to support the economy during the pandemic-induced recession from assertions that its programs bungled aspects of its response.
That enthusiasm is good news for candy companies, which rely on the 10-week Halloween period for nearly 14% of their annual $36 billion in U.S. sales.
The selling, which accelerated in the afternoon, was widespread, though technology stocks accounted for the biggest losses. The decline deepens the benchmark index’s September slide to 7.5% after a five-month rally.
Top U.S. health officials sought Wednesday to assure a skeptical Congress and public that they can trust any shots the government ultimately approves.
Stage 5 of the Back on Track recovery plan essentially lifts all restrictions, except for some social distancing requirements and regulatory conditions on larger crowds. The state has been in Stage 4.5 since July 1.