Local COVID-19 Updates

JASPER COUNTY — In response to the rising spread of COVID-19, Jasper Circuit Court Judge John D. Potter has announced changes to court procedures to maximize safety for lawyers and litigants coming to court.

INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that a second Hoosier has died from COVID-19. The patient is a Johnson County adult over age 60 who had been hospitalized. No further information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws.

MUNCIE, Indiana – Practicing social distancing to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic may sound scary or impossible to do, but there are ways to appropriately handle the process, says Jagdish Khubchandani, a health science professor at Ball State University.

ROSELAWN — The next Music Jam and Fish Fry at the Roselawn American Legion Post 238, located 2 miles west of I-65 on State Road 10, will be Friday April 3. Meals include choices of fish, combo plate, shrimp, or chicken strips. All meals served with baked potato or fries, cole slaw and bread.


JASPER COUNTY — The monthly round table Zoom meeting hosted by the Jasper County Economic Development Organization and the Jasper Newton Foundation focused on COVID in the county. Speakers were Commissioner Kendell Culp, Franciscan Health Rensselaer COO Carlos Vasquez and Dr. Stevan Vukovich…

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INDIANA — Gov. Eric Holcomb, in his Wednesday press conference, said there will be no more Stage 5 beginning Nov. 15.

JASPER COUNTY — The pandemic is hitting hard in Jasper County, with the county’s status for community spread in the orange range, one level below the red designation that could take the county back to stricter quarantine levels. On Halloween, a sixth death due to the fast spreading virus was…

National COVID-19 Updates

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NEW YORK — Days ahead of the holiday season, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned New Yorkers about the ongoing dangers of COVID-19 on Monday as the state continues to battle rising coronavirus test rates and hospitalizations. Warning against a return to the dark days of the pandemic, Cuomo proclaimed fast-rising rates in upper Manhattan and especially Staten Island, which has seen hospitalizations ...

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To health care workers like Hunter Hall, witnessing patients’ last breaths daily, the mounting death toll doesn’t just represent compounding grief. It’s also exacting a personal toll that feels like failure.

A COVID-19 vaccine appears on the horizon. But state officials say most Oklahomans won't see it for months

COVID-19: Record hospitalizations and new infections continue as state reports 21 deaths and 3,663 cases

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The Florida Gators' men's basketball team has paused team activities for a week because of positive coronavirus tests and related contact tracing, the program announced Sunday. UF was previously scheduled to open Wednesday against UMass Lowell in Connecticut and play Virginia on Wednesday. Those games will not happen. The Gators' next scheduled contest is at Oklahoma on Dec. 2. UF has been ...