Holcomb announces Indiana will remain in Stage 4.5 until at least August 27

Governor Eric Holcomb announced that Stage 4.5 of the Indiana Back on Track plan will be in effect for at least another month.

Posted: Jul 29, 2020 2:16 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2020 2:54 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (WLFI) —  Governor Eric Holcomb announced that Stage 4.5 of the Indiana Back on Track plan will be in effect for at least another month.

Holcomb also announced that the moratorium on evictions and filing of foreclosures will be extended through Aug. 14.

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Another of Indiana’s largest school districts announced Wednesday it planned to not have students return to classrooms until October as school leaders struggle with reopening decisions.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb was expected to announce Wednesday afternoon a decision on whether to change any of the state’s coronavirus restrictions on crowd sizes for restaurants, bars and public events, which are currently scheduled to expire Saturday.

A statewide face mask mandate went into effect Monday as health officials have raised worries about Indiana’s number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Indianapolis Public Schools officials said Wednesday they planned to conduct all classes online until at least October. They said that “will allow more time for the number of COVID-19 cases in Marion County to stabilize and decrease to a less dangerous level.”

Several other school districts around the state have also decided to begin the academic year online

State health officials added eight more COVID-19 fatalities to the state’s death toll, raising that to 2,932 since mid-March. Indiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have grown by about 50% since late June, while the seven-day average of newly recorded coronavirus infections has more than doubled during that time to about 800 cases.

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Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 614946

Reported Deaths: 9807
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Lake45784693
Allen33103560
Hamilton29752316
St. Joseph27572383
Elkhart24496346
Vanderburgh19679255
Tippecanoe18150144
Johnson15234296
Porter14970172
Hendricks14550253
Madison11071223
Clark10852145
Vigo10819185
Monroe9496115
Delaware9193136
LaPorte9173164
Howard8325148
Kosciusko811485
Warrick683399
Hancock6783106
Bartholomew6659100
Floyd6522113
Wayne6194164
Grant6050118
Dubois559081
Boone557968
Morgan551996
Henry512365
Marshall507884
Dearborn488745
Cass487864
Noble476159
Jackson428747
Shelby423381
Lawrence395180
Clinton375845
Gibson375560
Harrison354046
DeKalb351365
Montgomery349754
Knox337839
Miami325244
Steuben315846
Whitley313126
Wabash306951
Adams303636
Ripley301646
Putnam299152
Huntington295760
Jasper293035
White275943
Daviess271776
Jefferson267738
Decatur249983
Fayette249949
Greene242763
Posey241828
Wells237551
LaGrange230363
Scott227939
Clay225032
Randolph215848
Jennings200937
Spencer193622
Sullivan193633
Washington189023
Fountain185227
Starke177044
Jay168723
Owen168338
Fulton165430
Orange161035
Carroll160616
Rush156418
Perry156129
Vermillion150034
Franklin149933
Tipton134433
Parke13098
Pike118826
Blackford112023
Pulaski97937
Newton92621
Brown88835
Benton87110
Crawford8099
Martin75013
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