If lawmakers override Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto, any local orders to wear masks, set permitted capacity in bars and restaurants, or attendance caps at events would be swept away immediately, the health officials said.
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Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 991 on Wednesday to 939 on Thursday—up from 706 a month ago.
Most economists expect job growth to strengthen as more vaccinations are administered and trillions in government aid spreads through the economy.
The airline plans to launch a nonstop flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Orlando and renew nonstop routes to Los Angeles and Boston, the airport announced Thursday.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 1,019 on Tuesday to 991 on Wednesday.
The number of weekly jobless claims—a rough measure of the pace of layoffs—has declined significantly from a peak of 900,000 in January as employers have ramped up hiring.
The ruling does not affect state or local eviction moratoriums. Landlords and property owners have consistently challenged the CDC order, arguing the policy sets an undue financial burden on business owners.
Opponents—especially from industry—insist that production of coronavirus vaccines is complex and can’t be ramped up by easing intellectual property. They also say lifting protections could hurt future innovation.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paper included projections from six research groups. Even under scenarios involving disappointing vaccination rates, COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are expected to drop dramatically by the end of July.
Schools serving high-poverty students, among the campuses hardest hit by COVID-19, will receive the most per student in federal relief.
Pfizer Inc. said Tuesday that it expects global sales of its coronavirus vaccine to reach $26 billion in 2021. Its success helps illustrate why Pfizer is planning to expand use of mRNA technology for other vaccines and therapies.
The new goal comes as demand for vaccines has dropped off markedly nationwide, with some states leaving more than half their vaccine doses unordered.
The state said more than 1.96 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday. More than 2.37 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.
Officials hope that extending vaccinations to teens will further accelerate the nation’s reduced virus caseload and allow schools to reopen with minimal disruptions this fall.
The report seems to indicate that the worst of the COVID-19 crisis is over for the state’s largest hospital system, as surgeries and hospital admissions are climbing, and emergency visits are falling. However. the evolving nature of the pandemic makes the future hard to predict.
The state said more than 1.94 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday. More than 2.36 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.
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The state said more than 1.93 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Sunday. More than 2.36 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.
The state said more than 1.91 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.35 million have received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.
The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it will extend its mask requirement, which also applies in airports and train stations, through Sept. 13. The rule took effect Feb. 1 and was set to expire May 11.