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Crime Indiana coronavirus updates: Cases eclipse 3,000 as 146,000 Hoosiers file for unemployment

05:20  03 april  2020
05:20  03 april  2020 Source:   courier-journal.com

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More than 3,000 people in Indiana have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the state’s daily tally Thursday. The state also reported 13 new deaths for a total of 78 people.

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As of Thursday morning, Indiana had seen a total of 3,039 coronavirus cases.

Marion County had nearly 200 new cases for a total of 1,304. Three more people in Marion County were reported to have died from the illness, bringing the death toll in the state’s most populous county to 24.

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Clark County now has 49 cases and saw its first death reported to the state. Floyd County in Southern Indiana has 34 cases. 

Lake County had the second highest number of cases, with 215, 28 of which were new Thursday. Hamilton County was not far behind with 207, 21 of which were new cases. Johnson County meanwhile had 126 cases and Hendricks County 116, 24 of which were newly reported cases.

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Some less populous areas also saw more than 10 new cases in Thursday’s tally, such as Decatur, Clark and Floyd counties.

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The number of reported cases of coronavirus in the US has topped 200, 000 , according to CNN's recording of nationwide cases . At least 4,300 people have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, which also has counted roughly 200, 000 Covid-19 cases .

Some areas have seen a higher percentage of deaths among those who have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Elkhart County, which has 27 reported cases, has three deaths. Franklin County has 45 cases and six deaths. That death toll ties Franklin County with Lake with the most deaths after only Marion County. Franklin's neighboring Decatur County has 59 cases and three deaths.

Thursday’s tally represented the results from 16,285 tests.

— Shari Rudavsky

State's jobless claims skyrocketed past 146,000 last week 

The number of Hoosiers who filed initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose to 146,243 for the week ending March 28, an indicator of the growing toll the coronavirus outbreak is having on Indiana's economy as businesses close amid a downturn in labor demand. 

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday said the state’s filings increased by 86,488 over the previous week. The state-level data is not seasonally adjusted.

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“States continued to identify increases related to the services industries broadly, again led by accommodation and food services. However, state comments indicated a wider impact across industries,” the department said in a statement.

“Many states continued to cite the health care and social assistance, and manufacturing industries, while an increasing number of states identified the retail and wholesale trade and construction industries.”

Also: How to file for unemployment in Indiana if your job is affected by coronavirus

Nationally, a record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits, an increase of 3,341,000 from the previous week's revised level. For the comparable week one year ago, 211,000 Americans filed claims.

The U.S. Department of Labor says the previous week's level was revised up by 24,000 from 3.28 million to 3.3 million.

The four-week moving average was 2,612,000, an increase of 1,607,750 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 6,000 from 998,250 to 1,004,250.

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The Indiana Department of Workforce Development and the Indiana Manufacturers Association will host a Facebook Live event to discuss how the recently signed federal stimulus measure, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act or CARES, impacts unemployment insurance benefits.

The hourlong online event will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8. It will be recorded and made available to the public on DWD’s Facebook page.

The event will include information for self-employed individuals and contractors affected by COVID-19 and the most commonly asked questions DWD receives.

To join live and to access the recording after the event, go to DWD’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/IndianaDWD/.

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Updates expected on Indiana's stay-at-home order

Gov. Eric Holcomb has not yet extended the statewide stay at home order. However, Holcomb said at his Wednesday press conference that updates could come in the next week.

Holcomb and other state officials warned Hoosiers that the peak has not yet arrived.

"We know it does not discriminate. It can infect the healthy. It can infect the young," Holcomb said Wednesday. "Maybe you won't be affected, but it will use you to kill others."

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COVID-19: Resources

  • Here's how to protect yourself, according to the CDC.
  • Here's what to do if you get sick, according to the CDC.
  • The Indiana State Department of Health hotline is 317-233-7125 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and 317-233-1325 afterward.

As of Wednesday morning, the state reported 2,565 cases and 65 deaths in Indiana, an increase of 406 positive cases and 16 deaths from Tuesday's report. Positive cases are present in 83 of Indiana's 92 counties.

These numbers will be updated about 10 a.m. Thursday. 

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  • An IU med student talks about his bout of COVID-19, which didn't present some of the most well-known symptoms of the illness
  • At least two people have died at Indiana nursing homes from coronavirus. Families are tensing for more
  • Some public basketball hoops have been boarded up to prevent Hoosiers from playing the beloved game. 
  • An Indianapolis doctor is offering $100 drive-thru coronavirus tests to the public
  • Dallara has moved from building parts for IndyCars to manufacturing masks and gowns in Indianapolis
  • If you can't pay your rent or mortgage due to coronavirus, here's what you need to do now
  • A pair of Indianapolis brothers turned their 3D printer into a mask-making machine

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National and international news

  • More than 1,000 people died of coronavirus in the United States on Wednesday alone, raising the death toll over 5,000. A week ago the total was less than 1,300.  Worldwide, the virus has killed more than 47,200 and infected nearly 940,000.
  • New York state's death toll from the coronavirus continued its sharp ascent with 391 people dying the in latest 24-hour period, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The virus has killed nearly 2,000 in the state, nearly half the U.S. total. Cuomo said cases in the state aren't expected to peak until the end of April. 
  • The mayor of Los Angeles on Wednesday told everyone in the city to start wearing masks to combat the coronavirus. 
  • Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he would be issuing an order for residents to stay at home for the next 30 days and only leave for essential services. Georgia, Mississippi and Nevada followed suit Wednesday, leaving less than 15 states without such orders.

— USA TODAY

This story will be updated throughout the day Thursday, April 2. 

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Indiana coronavirus updates: Cases eclipse 3,000 as 146,000 Hoosiers file for unemployment

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