The study confirmed that advanced age is the greatest risk factor for a severe outcome, particularly if accompanied by chronic underlying diseases.
The risk is that politicians, business owners and ordinary Americans who are making decisions about lockdowns, reopenings and other day-to-day matters could be left with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is.
The home-goods retailer has two stores in Indianapolis and three in the suburbs (Plainfield, Carmel and Noblesville).
The research might aid in the debate over antibody tests, which look for markers in the blood that indicate exposure to the novel coronavirus.
Through the Dine Out Indy program, the traffic lanes will become paths for pedestrians, while street parking spots and sidewalks could be utilized for outdoor seating or to expand retail space.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that while the Fed has received a “good deal of interest” in its lending programs, if not enough companies or state and local governments seek to borrow, the Fed would consider expanding their eligibility.
Gen Con—the single-largest event the Indiana Convention Center hosts on an annual basis from an economic impact standpoint—will become an online event this year. Organizers said the social nature of the gaming event made it impossible to hold in-person.
University of Notre Dame officials announced Monday the school’s campus will reopen to students on Aug. 10, with social distancing, a mask requirement, testing and contact tracing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Stage 3 of the governor’s roadmap, scheduled to start Sunday, is set to increase the social gathering limit from 25 people to 100, allow retailers to go from operating at 50% capacity to 75% capacity, let fitness centers reopen and allow movie theaters to open at 50% capacity.
The Dow Jones industrial average surged nearly 700 points at the opening bell, then kept going, after Moderna announced that an early-stage human trial for its coronavirus vaccine successfully produced COVID-19 antibodies in participants.
A local hotelier expects to lose more than $20 million from declines in travel tied to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a lawsuit filed against its insurer earlier this month.
The Indiana State Department of Health said Monday that the cumulative death toll in the state rose to 1,621, up from 1,607 the previous day—an increase of 14.
The data released Monday by Moderna is positive, but represents only a first step in a long process to bring a vaccine to market.
Health care provided the biggest drag on the U.S. economy in the first quarter. Spending on care fell at an annual rate of 18%, the largest drop for that sector among records going back to 1959.
The state had encouraged daycares to stay open through the spring shutdown. Still, about one-third of providers across Indiana temporarily closed.
Over the past six weeks, as the nationwide death toll among the elderly soared, government inspectors discovered breakdowns in infection control and prevention in at least 10 Life Care nursing homes that underwent COVID-19 emergency inspections.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested that a full recovery won’t likely be possible before the arrival of a vaccine for COVID-19.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday said the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen to 27,778.
Just days after announcing it would end hazard “hero” pay to front-line workers, Kroger says it will give them extra “thank you” bonuses.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported that 171,358 people have been tested so far, up from 165,448 in Friday’s report—an increase of 5,910.