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COVID-19 deaths reveal startling vaccination statistic in Indiana

EVANSVILLE — Robb Walter III was just 42 years old when he died last weekend, his father says, of COVID-19 pneumonia — unvaccinated. Walter — "Bulldog" to friends and family — left behind a girlfriend, a band he was playing in, a job he loved and parents who are telling the world on Facebook not to make their son's mistake.
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No Ban On COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates In Indiana – For Now

The Indiana House dismissed an attempt by one lawmaker this week to ban any COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state. But that likely won’t be the last time this issue comes up in the General Assembly. Rep. John Jacob (R-Indianapolis) tried to introduce an amendment to the redistricting bill that...
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Ind. COVID-19 totals indicate 7 new area deaths over the weekend

INDIANA (WFIE) - Monday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,724 new COVID-19 cases and zero new deaths. Dashboards are now being updated around 4 p.m. Central, instead of 11 a.m. The pandemic total in the state is now 954,230 cases and 14,980 deaths. The map shows 43 new...
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Indiana To Offer Pfizer Boosters, Vaccine Mandate Ban Fails In House – So Far

Indiana’s COVID-19 cases are slowly declining as experts say the U.S. has hit its peak for the delta variant. The state is opening booster shots to certain groups of Hoosiers who received the Pfizer vaccine. And a new study out of the University of Notre Dame says Black and Brown communities saw disproportionately high non-COVID deaths in 2020.
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Morgan County's COVID cases fall 32.9%; Indiana cases plummet 20.4%

Indiana reported far fewer coronavirus cases in the week ending Sunday, adding 21,314 new cases. That's down 20.4% from the previous week's tally of 26,760 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19. Vaccine tracker: 43% of Morgan County residents fully vaccinated. Indiana ranked 18th among the states where coronavirus...
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This is How Many COVID-19 Vaccines Indiana Has Received So Far

It has now been 41 weeks since the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine were sent out to states, kicking off the largest vaccination campaign in human history. As of September 26, the U.S. has sent 471,814,235 doses of the vaccine across the country — equivalent to 143.7% of the U.S. population. While the initial […]
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1,724 new cases, 11K additional Hoosiers fully vaccinated in Indiana’s latest COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported 1,724 more positive coronavirus cases in its latest update, with no additional COVID-19 deaths. The agency’s dashboard puts the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate at 10.3% with a rate of 19.2% positive for unique individuals. The delta variant was responsible for 97.4% of samples tested this month, according to state data.
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New COVID-19 cases among Hoosier students drop for third week in a row

The number of new COVID-19 cases among Indiana students continued to drop last week, falling for the third straight week after reaching a record high last month. The state's K-12 schools reported 3,364 new cases among students to the state's dashboard tracking COVID-19 cases in schools, updated each Monday. They also reported 182 new cases among teachers and 317 new cases in other staff members. Most of the newly reported cases are from the last week, although some date back to earlier this school year.
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Survey: 3/4 of Indiana Employers Feeling Labor Shortage, but Issues Predate Pandemic

(INDIANAPOLIS) – An Indiana Chamber survey says the pandemic isn’t the only reason businesses are struggling to find workers. 72% of 905 companies surveyed say there aren’t enough workers with the skills to meet their needs — 60% say they’ve left jobs unfilled as a result. That’s higher than before the pandemic, but even then, about half of employers consistently reported leaving jobs unfilled, while 62% complained of an inadequate supply of workers three years ago. The figure declined to 50% the last two years before rising on this year’s survey.
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Indiana coronavirus updates for Monday, Sept. 27, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Here are Monday's latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic, including the latest news on COVID-19 vaccinations and testing in Indiana. Registrations for the vaccine are now open for Hoosiers 12 and older through the Indiana State Department of Health. This story will be updated over the course of the day with more news on the COVID-19 pandemic.
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ISDH: 1,724 new COVID-19 cases; 5 more deaths recorded

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – New COVID-19 data has been released by the Indiana State Department of Health. The department announced Monday it will begin posting new numbers on its coronavirus dashboard and its coronavirus vaccination dashboard by 5 p.m. daily instead of the usual noontime weekday posts. Also, a message posted on the state’s coronavirus vaccination dashboard, said, “Due to technical issues, today’s dashboard does not include vaccinations reported on Sunday.”
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Indiana vaccine providers begin administering Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots

INDIANAPOLIS – COVID-19 booster shots from Pfizer are now going into the arms of eligible Hoosiers. Health officials across the state say they’ve already seen high demand, especially among older adults. At the Wayne County Health Department, vaccinations have at least quadrupled since last week, according to Executive Director Christine...
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Adults objecting to masks disrupt more Indiana school board meetings

GREENWOOD — Another Indiana school board meeting was disrupted when residents refused to wear face masks while objecting to the district’s requirement. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Center Grove school board meeting Thursday night after those not wearing masks wouldn’t leave so the meeting could start, the (Franklin) Daily Journal reported. Those protesting left after two deputies arrived.
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Hoosiers begin receiving Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots

INDIANAPOLIS – COVID-19 booster shots from Pfizer are now going into the arms of eligible Hoosiers. Health officials across the state say they’ve already seen high demand, especially among older adults. At the Wayne County Health Department, vaccinations have at least quadrupled since last week, according to Executive Director Christine...
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