The last few weeks have been a roller coaster due to COVID-19. Everyday more and more information comes out across the world about the virus.
Locally, Gov. Holcomb holds daily briefings at 2PM with state and national officials, to continue share updates on COVID-19. It can be hard to keep up with all the news, so we gathered the important facts to share with you as of April 1st.
Indiana residents are still under a stay-at-home order until April 7th except when they are at work or for permitted activities–like taking care of others or getting necessary supplies (food, medical supplies etc.).
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COVID-19: Indiana Coronavirus Update As Of April 1st was originally published on praiseindy.com
1. Medical professionals without an active license will be able to practice
Under a new executive order, the following professionals, who do not currently hold an active license, will be able to practice, assisting with:— Indiana Department of Health (@StateHealthIN) March 31, 2020
🔹 Other basic procedures.
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2. The number of positive cases and deaths in Indiana due to COVID-19
The latest #COVID19 case information for #Indiana is now available on the ISDH website.— Indiana Department of Health (@StateHealthIN) April 1, 2020
Here are the updated numbers:
Total positive cases: 2,565
Total deaths: 65
Tests reported to ISDH: 14,375
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3. Positive case and death demographic information for Indiana
Here’s the updated positive case and death demographic information for Indiana. pic.twitter.com/fVaCNZDyPy— Indiana Department of Health (@StateHealthIN) March 31, 2020
4. New guidelines for COVID-19 testing
DCHl, Daviess County Health Department, and the Indiana State Department of Health continue to receive questions regarding testing for the #COVID-19. In accordance with the ISDH guidelines, the graphic below indicates people who can be considered for testing: pic.twitter.com/E0CbLGYGoF— Daviess Com Hospital (@dchosp) April 1, 2020
5. Stimulus checks are on the way!
6. Gov. Holcombs extends the bars, nightclubs and restaurants restriction to April 6 (11:59p)
Executive order 20-14 extends the requirements for bars, nightclubs and restaurants to stay closed to dine-in patrons until April 6 at 11:59 p.m. They may continue to provide take-out and delivery services.— Governor Eric Holcomb (@GovHolcomb) March 31, 2020