Coronavirus

BLOOMINGTGON — Indiana University is transitioning to virtual learning for the remainder of the spring semester, the institution announced on Sunday. In order to smoothly transition to online instruction only, IU reported that spring break will be extended to March 14 through March 29. Remote classes will begin on Monday, March 30. IU Bloomington will […]

As a handful of states have ordered bars and in-restaurant dining be shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, a number of America’s largest restaurant chains are following suit. Several restaurant chains have announced that they will close their dining rooms and only accept take out or deliver orders until further notice. See below for a […]

Marion County Public Health Department Director Dr. Virginia Caine MD answers your questions about Coronavirus on a Special Edition of Open Lines hosted by Radio One’s Cameron Ridle, Ebony Chappel and Tina Cosby.     Coronavirus in Indiana As of March 18 – Indiana has 39 confirmed cases of Coronavirus. The Indiana State Department of […]

The White House is live with breaking news and response to the coronavirus. This is in response to the spread of COVID-19, including this Saturday morning decision made following intense negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration the House passed a coronavirus relief bill.  Read the full story at NBC.com. The main […]

According to CNN.com, an 82 year old woman that tested positive for the coronavirus has died. Read the full story at https://www.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-03-14-20-intl-hnk/h_5697905dd4a993ff39b3f1b5de6e7f2a  

BLOOMINGTON — An Indiana University student who studied abroad in Italy has tested positive for the coronavirus. IU shared the information on its coronavirus page Sunday night. The school said the student, who was studying in Italy, returned home to St. Louis last week. No other details about the student’s condition or how they may have contracted […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Coronavirus concerns have reached the Indiana Department of Correction. Chief Communications Officer Dave Bursten says there are no known cases of the virus among staff or offenders at state prisons, but as a precaution, visitation at seven facilities has been suspended indefinitely. The announcement was made Monday. Here are the facilities: Heritage Trail […]

The U.S. is reportedly planning to evacuate American citizens from the Chinese city at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. consulate in Wuhan is contacting about a thousand Americans in the area to offer them a seat on a charter flight Sunday. Those being evacuated include diplomats […]