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Indiana Could See $5.8 Billion In New COVID Relief Money 

Indiana officials have yet to describe any big plans for the influx of federal money expected from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that Congress approved this week. Preliminary estimates show roughly $5.8 billion will be directed toward Indiana. About $3 billion would go directly to…

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Indiana COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Number Since June 2020 

Thursday’s update from the Indiana Department. of Health (IDOH) shows just 598 Hoosiers hospitalized with coronavirus on the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. Virus hospitalizations haven’t been this low since June 26, 2020, when Indiana hospitals reported 595 COVID-19 patients. Hospitalizations in the Monroe County area…

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Monroe County Area COVID-19 Statistics Decreasing 

Monroe County’s seven-day all-test COVID-19 positivity rate hasn’t been more than 1% since early February. The last time the local positivity rate was this consistently low was at the very beginning of the pandemic, more than one year ago. A low positivity rate, or percent…

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Indiana lowers COVID-19 vaccine eligibility age to 50 

Indiana has lowered the eligibility age for vaccinations to 50, marking the second time this week the eligibility age was lowered, Gov. Eric Holcomb said at a press conference Wednesday. Vaccination eligibility age was previously lowered to 55 on Tuesday. Lowering the vaccination age to…