Indiana

Agricultural economists forecast a potentially record high year for corn yields at the same time the coronavirus pandemic is hurting industries that rely on the crop. This in turn could hurt prices and farmers.

Indiana K-12 schools will not reopen this academic year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

The Indiana Department of Education ordered schools Thursday to develop plans to prepare for the long-term fallout from that decision.

Distilleries, Breweries Help Fill Hand Sanitizer Needs

Apr 2, 2020

Hotel Tango Distillery recently turned production and tasting room space into an assembly line of sorts. Workers switched to making thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer, putting labels on four-ounce containers and taping boxes for distribution.

CREDIT BRYAN R. SMITH / AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

The St. Joseph County, Indiana Health Department is preparing for a possible surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations. Local officials are trying to repurpose non-hospital facilities to care for less critical patients.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 16 additional deaths Wednesday, bringing the state’s total to 65. The state announced a total of 2,565 confirmed cases, with more than 14,000 Hoosiers tested. 

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