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INDIANA — According to information released Friday by the centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. now has more than 85,000 conformed cases of COVID-19. 

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INDIANA — There are now at least 10 positive cases of COVID-19 in Clark County and seven in Floyd, according to the most recent information from the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — On Monday, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb issued a statewide order for Hoosiers to stay at home for the next two weeks except for essential activities, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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FLOYD COUNTY — The judges and magistrate in Floyd County have begun rescheduling many court hearings following an order issued Monday by Gov. Eric Holcomb for Hoosiers to “stay at home.”

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CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville Parks & Recreation has announced closure of all parks facilities until further notice, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and comply with an order issued Monday by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, according to a news release. 

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INDIANA — Indiana Gov. Holcomb issued a statewide "stay at home" order for all Hoosiers for the next two weeks starting at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday through 11:59 p.m. April 6, to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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INDIANA — Statewide COVID-19 cases are up to 259 as of 11:59. p.m. Sunday, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — County officials are working to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 among jail populations by beefing up intake screening, releasing low-level inmates when appropriate and issuing citations for later court dates in lieu of some arrests.

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INDIANA — The Indiana State Department of Health reports 79 Hoosiers who have tested positive for COVID-19, in 24 counties, up nearly 20 from the previous day. 

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FLOYD COUNTY — The Indiana Supreme Court has granted an emergency petition for Floyd County courts to limit operations through May 4, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Southern Indiana.

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INDIANA — The Indiana State Department of Health is now reporting 39 positive cases of COVID-19 in 19 of the state's 92 counties, with two deaths.

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CHARLESTOWN — The Charlestown City Council has unanimously passed a resolution to close city hall for in-person business effective at noon Wednesday, and to pay city employees who are unable to work due to COVID-19.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — As more recommendations are issued from national, state and local health officials regarding COVID-19, local governments are moving toward limiting operations. Here’s what we know so far.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Starting Monday through April 10, the Clark County circuit courts will operate on a limited basis following an emergency petition granted Friday by the Indiana Supreme Court in response to COVID-19. 

INDIANA — The Indiana State Department of Health has reported four more presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state's total to 10 in seven counties. 

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JEFFERSONVILLE — The Clark County Health Department is working with Clark Memorial Health to implement an extra layer of safety against spread of COVID-19, while screening patients for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

INDIANA — The Indiana State Department of Health has added two more presumptive positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the state's total to six. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Govs. Eric Holcomb and Andy Beshear on Friday declared public health emergencies after patients in Indiana and Kentucky tested positive for coronavirus.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Officials at University of Louisville Health and University Hospital say they’re already prepared for the potential spread of coronavirus cases to the Louisville area.

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FLOYD COUNTY — A Southern Indiana nurse has been charged with 10 felonies after police say she filled prescriptions for pain medication for terminally ill hospice patients and did not deliver the medication to patients.

JEFFERSONVILLE — A Tuesday morning panel discussion tackled the complex intersection of addiction, suicide and mental health, including how first responders are affected by some of the things they see during the job.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Five years ago, Southern Indiana residents were just starting to figure out how to get a grasp on what was happening in their communities with the opioid epidemic. There were questions, fears, misunderstanding.

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Karen Lynn Balmer, 62 years of age passed away on March 24, 2020 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. She was born on May 24, 1957 in New Albany, Indiana. Karen is survived by her brother, Dave Balmer and his wife Becky, and her Bopsie Twin, Janice Weber. A private family graveside service was held at …

Services are private for Carole Barton and she will be laid to rest at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Leave a message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.

Wanda Lea (Grangier) Goulding, 81, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The daughter of the late Amiel and Evelyn Drake Grangier, Wanda was born February 26, 1939 in New Albany. She was a banking officer with PNC Bank and retired after 35 years of service and was a member of Our Lady of Perp…