The million case milestone was passed Sunday. Unvaccinated individuals have accounted for 98.5% of Indiana's COVID cases, 99.97% of COVID hospitalizations and 99.99% of COVID deaths, the state said.
According to the Indiana Department of Health, 55% of Lake County residents age 12 and up are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, 61% of Porter County residents, and 55% of LaPorte County residents.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said the state stands ready to assist local leaders in their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, but he has no interest in dictating additional COVID-19 directives from the Statehouse.
Nearly every person currently infected or hospitalized with COVID-19 either has chosen not to be vaccinated against the virus or is ineligible for the vaccine due a health condition or age.
A total of 1,248 Hoosiers tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday, the highest daily case count since April 29 and a whopping 853% increase compared to the 131 cases tallied in Indiana one month ago.
Individuals who previously tested positive for COVID-19 still should get the coronavirus vaccine to protect themselves and their loved ones from the continuing spread of the ever-changing virus.
Northwest Indiana casino patrons no longer are required to wear a face mask inside gaming facilities following the sharp reduction in COVID-19 cases across the Region.
More than 100,000 Hoosiers signed up Wednesday for an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after Indiana opened vaccine eligibility to any person age 16 and up.
The governor is likely to speak about how long he intends to keep Indiana's public health emergency and face mask directive in effect. "I'll articulate exactly where we're going," he said.
The Hoosier State will not immediately be joining Texas and Mississippi in scrapping the governor’s directive for individuals to wear a face mask in public places.
Both deaths were in Lake County, according to updated statistics provided Monday by the Indiana State Department of Health.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is temporarily suspending all non-emergency, inpatient surgeries at Indiana hospitals after proclaiming Wednesday the Hoosier State "is on fire" with COVID-19 cases.
New fatalities included six in Lake County, one in Porter County, one in LaPorte County and two in Jasper County, updated data showed.
Newly reported deaths included six in Lake County, four in Porter County, and one each in LaPorte and Jasper counties, according to updated statistics provided Tuesday.
The new fatality was included in 42 more recorded across Indiana, pushing the state's count to 5,986.
Porter County is enacting new restrictions on business operations in an effort to halt and reverse the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
Public Health Order 2 was revised Friday to permit Lake County eateries currently offering drive-thru service to remain open between midnight and 5 a.m. to serve only drive-thru customers.
Newly reported deaths included six in Lake County, two in Porter County, one in LaPorte County and two in Newton County, according to statistics provided Friday by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Porter County Health Department.
Three leading medical and health organizations are pleading with Americans to continue following COVID-19 prevention guidelines until the U.S. population is broadly immunized against the coronavirus.
Newly reported infections marked a high for Indiana for the largest number of new cases reported during a 24-hour period.
Indiana is switching to a less comprehensive contact tracing program in an attempt to reach more people confirmed to have COVID-19 amid an unrelenting statewide surge in coronavirus infections.
New deaths included an additional five in Lake County, eight in Porter County, three in LaPorte County and two in Jasper County, according to updated state health statistics.
New deaths included six more in Lake County, five in Porter County, four in LaPorte County and one in Newton County, according to updated statistics provided Tuesday by the Indiana State Department of Health and local health departments.
A total of 43,491 Hoosiers have tested positive for the coronavirus in Northwest Indiana, and 683 have died, since the pandemic began.
New deaths included seven in Lake County and one in Jasper County, according to the Indiana State Department of Health and local health departments.