SOUTHERN INDIANA — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Southern Indiana and around the state, leaders from local hospitals urge the public to remain diligent about safety precautions to help curb the spread of the virus and the resulting hospitalizations.

JEFFERSONVILLE — Clark Memorial Health has become the first hospital in the U.S. to begin using bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody treatment approved this week through emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to treat certain patients diagnosed with COVID-19. 

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Local health officials are working together on potential new restrictions due to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases, a day after Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced he was placing more responsibility at the county level.

INDIANA — Indiana has hit a new record for one-day COVID-19 cases with 6,654 reported Wednesday, according to the state department of health. Clark and Floyd counties hit a high with a combined 181. 

INDIANAPOLIS — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Indiana dropped in the Indiana State Board of Health's Sunday report to 4,689 after hitting 5,007 Saturday. New deaths reported statewide were at 36.

Indiana set a single-day record of newly reported COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive day Thursday as the state surpassed 4,000 new cases for the first time and coronavirus hospitalizations surged to a new high.

Indiana set a daily high of newly reported cases of COVID-19 Thursday as the number of hospitalizations and new infections across the state continued to spike.

CLARK COUNTY — The Clark County Health Department has announced immediate restrictions on extracurricular school activities over the next two weeks in response to a rise in COVID-19 cases in the community.

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