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INDIANAPOLIS — In the first week of statewide flu surveillance, infection rates started off low, as is typical for this part of fall, but the state has already recorded one death attributable to influenza.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana hit a new all-time low for weekly first-time vaccine distribution this week, with the four-county area nearly hitting its own record low.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana hit a new all-time low for weekly first-time vaccine distribution this week, with the four-county area nearly hitting its own record low.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana hit a new all-time low for weekly first-time vaccine distribution this week, with the four-county area nearly hitting its own record low.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Statewide COVID-19 activity dropped again this week compared to last as the state sees its numbers slowly deflate off the recent peak in mid-September.

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INDIANAPOLIS — It’s October, which means it’s time for the Indiana State Department of Health to start monitoring seasonal influenza.

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INDIANAPOLIS — For the second consecutive week, Indiana saw improvement in its COVID-19 spread ratings, although most of the state continues to see high case counts and positivity.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Statewide COVID-19 numbers have continued to decline as Indiana comes off a peak of activity driven by the delta variant of the virus.

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ANGOLA — Steuben County’s two chain agriculture stores are making it pretty plain: Use of a livestock dewormer is not safe as a treatment for COVID-19.

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INDIANAPOLIS — First-time vaccine recipients in Indiana hit their lowest one-week total this past week, reaching the lowest point since early July.

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INDIANAPOLIS — September 2021 takes its place among Indiana’s worst-ever months for COVID-19, but with the good news that the surge brought on by the highly-infectious delta variant has finally broken.

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INDIANAPOLIS — New COVID-19 case numbers aren’t coming down nearly as quickly as they shot up, but they’re still coming down.

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FREMONT — Fremont Community Schools Superintendent Bill Stitt told The Herald Republican Tuesday morning that the district’s elementary school will be closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak and students will be doing e-learning.

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Older Americans suffering from heart or lung disease, diabetes or other similarly severe underlying medical conditions, have a higher risk of “developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in August.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health is tweaking when its several COVID-19 dashboards will update, pushing them to later in the day.

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INDIANAPOLIS — High-risk Hoosiers who previously received a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer are now eligible to get a booster to increase their protection against the virus as they head into colder weather.

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ANGOLA — Steuben County has now crested the 70 mark for deaths from COVID-19, the Steuben County Health Department reports.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The number of first-time recipients taking COVID-19 vaccines dropped again this past week, to its third-lowest weekly total ever.

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INDIANAPOLIS — New COVID-19 activity in schools has dropped off a peak earlier this month like the rest of the state, but local schools still saw more than 50 new cases over the past week.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana appears to have hit the peak of its latest delta-driven COVID-19 surge, as activity remains high but has leveled off over the last two weeks.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s first-time vaccine uptake was similar to a week ago, but still running lower than recent averages and near all-time lows for a weekly total.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A few local schools continue to see outbreaks of COVID-19 in their buildings, with Lakeland, DeKalb Central, Garrett and East Noble seeing notable new student cases this past week.

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INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 cases remain high at about 4,000 new positive Hoosiers per day, but that has flattened over the last two weeks, halting weeks of rising activity.

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ANGOLA — Steuben County government recently adopted a policy that provides guaranteed paid sick pay in the event of COVID-19 infections among employees or their children.

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INDIANAPOLIS — After six weeks of nearly identical week-to-week increases in first time vaccine recipients, Indiana saw a drop in new COVID-19 vaccines distributed last week.

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INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 activity dropped a little compared to the week before, although the small decrease may be due to testing site closures and reporting lags attributable to the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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ALBION — By the end of this month, the Noble County Health Department hopes to have two one-day vaccine clinics open to the public, one in Ligonier and one in Kendallville.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Although COVID-19 activity has continued rising, new vaccination numbers both locally and statewide have stayed mostly flat for about the last month and a half.

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INDIANAPOLIS — After June was the best month in the state’s pandemic history and July signaled at perhaps a change coming as the delta variant arrived in Indiana, the story of August was that of sustained surge in COVID-19 activity.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Area school districts had more than 100 total cases of COVID-19 reported last week among students, with the majority of those coming from larger outbreaks at East Noble and DeKalb Central buildings.

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ANGOLA — After 36 years seated behind the wheel of a Metropolitan School District of Steuben County school bus, Dave Harpham retired last spring and handed over his keys to the school district’s transportation director.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Letters from the Indiana Department of Health have gone out to notify nearly 750,000 Hoosiers that data from the state’s COVID-19 online contact tracing survey was improperly accessed and how they can take measures to prevent identity theft from them.