At least 1,755 schools across the state have reported at least one positive case of COVID-19, according to the Indiana State Department of Health, involving more than 15,000 students, teachers and staff.
Indiana legislators not required to wear masks in Statehouse
Members of the Indiana General Assembly will not be required to wear masks while at the Statehouse next week for the ceremonial start to the legislative session and possibly not for the upcoming four-month session scheduled to start in January.Read More
Trump officials promise fair distribution of Lilly’s new COVID-19 antibody drug
Because of the initial limited supply, the number of doses each state receives will be determined by the number of confirmed cases and hospitalizations in a given week, federal officials said.Read More
U.S. allows emergency use of Lilly’s COVID-19 antibody drug
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday cleared the experimental drug from Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. for people 12 and older with mild or moderate COVID-19 not requiring hospitalization. It’s a one-time treatment given through an IV.Read More
Steak n Shake closes 13 more restaurants amid slowing customer traffic
Steak n Shake revenue plummeted to $78.8 million in the third quarter, down from $141.3 million a year ago.Read More
After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill’s main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a challenging menu of year-end business.
Top U.S. infectious-diseases specialist Anthony Fauci said the government “almost certainly” will be vaccinating portions of the U.S. population by the end of December, but the country will likely see a surge in COVID-19 cases before that happens.
Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion set in 2019.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 4,355 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest count of new cases since Nov. 9.
After dipping slightly on Thanksgiving, hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Indiana rose to 3,381 on Friday, just three below the all-time high set on Wednesday.
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Indiana dipped for the first time in almost two weeks, dropping from an all-time high of 3,384 on Wednesday to 3,287 on Thanksgiving.
Indiana on Thursday reported another 63 new deaths from COVID-19, the 31st time in 32 days that the daily report has included more than 25 additional deaths.
The new findings also indicate an overall death rate from the coronavirus of about 0.26%, but that percentage is closer to 2.3% among citizens ages 65 and older.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 6,059 new COVID-19 cases, the 15th straight day that it has reported more than 5,000 new cases.
Experts say the national fixation on scrubbing sparked by the pandemic can sometimes be overkill.
In Indiana, 20,454 people filed initial unemployment claims in the week ended Nov. 21, up from an adjusted number of 15,422 the previous week. Prior to the pandemic, the state was typically seeing fewer than 3,000 claims per week.
State Rep. Christy Stutzman said she needed to devote more time to her family’s business after the family and business partners earlier this year bought the former Amish Acres tourist attraction that they renamed The Barns at Nappanee.
Amazon’s willingness to risk dissension in the ranks reflects a dawning reality: Many Americans are reluctant to reenter the workforce, despite a national unemployment rate of 6.9%, double the pre-pandemic level.
Indiana on Tuesday reported 5,702 additional COVID-19 cases, the 14th straight day that it has reported more than 5,000 new cases.
Guitar Center, based Westlake Village, California, has about 300 stores across the United States, including two in the Indianapolis area. It also has local warehouse operations.
A coalition of parents is pushing back on Marion County’s recent public health order that will close schools to in-person instruction for about eight weeks, especially when bars and restaurants are allowed to remain open.
Clorox Co. has added 10 additional third-party manufacturers and is running its own facilities 24 hours a day to make disinfecting wipes as fast as possible. But it’s not fast enough.
The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, expects holiday sales to actually exceed growth seen in prior seasons, even amid all the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic.
The Hamilton County Health Department on Monday issued a pandemic-related public health order that in some cases goes beyond the most recent statewide restrictions.