coronavirus response

Indiana health officials say they hope to make a COVID-19 vaccine available to every health care worker and nursing home resident in the state by the end of December.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 378 additional confirmed deaths over the last week – the most reported in a single week during the pandemic. That brings the state’s total to 5,418 confirmed deaths. ISDH also reported nearly 38,000 new cases in the last week.

More than 5,000 Hoosiers have now died from COVID-19. While state officials have tried to slow the spread of the virus, some health experts say it wasn't enough. 

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed his latest executive order, with new limited COVID-19 restrictions. The order, made public Friday, includes more details on enforcement and how counties will move through those restrictions. 

Brock E.W. Turner, WFIU/WTIU News

The Indiana National Guard regularly responds to provide aid in emergency situations, but their newest mission is unlike any one they’ve had before.  

Thousands of troops are reporting to Indiana nursing homes, but caregivers say state priorities are misaligned.

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