INDIANAPOLIS, IN (FOX19) - For the fourth consecutive day Indiana reports a decrease in the number of new coronavirus cases.
According to the Indiana State Department of Health, 541 new cases were reported on Tuesday.
Here’s a look at the new cases reported over the past five days:
- April 30 - 803
- May 1 - 658
- May 2 - 636
- May 3 - 577
- May 4 - 541
The total number of coronavirus cases in Indiana is now 21,033.
In our viewing area:
- Fayette County: 30 cases, four deaths
- Franklin County: 99 cases, seven deaths
- Dearborn County: 138 cases, 11 deaths
- Ohio County: Six cases, zero deaths
- Ripley County: 98 cases, six deaths
- Switzerland County: 15 cases, zero deaths
- Union County: Seven cases, zero deaths
Another 62 Hoosiers have died from the coronavirus however, the ISDH reports.
Tuesday’s deaths bring the state’s overall death toll to 1,213 Hoosiers.
As Indiana reopens, Governor Eric Holcomb announced a marketplace designed to help small businesses and non-profit organizations get the necessary PPE they need to reopen.
The PPE marketplace will help small businesses and non-profits safely reopen.
Here are the qualifications outlined during the governor’s news conference a small business or non-profit must meet:
- Businesses or non-profit organizations registered to do business in Indiana with the Indiana Secretary of State
- Those employing less than 150 associates
- An organization that must use PPE to reopen and comply with safe workplace requirements
- Businesses should try to order PPE, using state market place as a backup
The PPE bundles will include masks, hand sanitizer, and face shields, according to the marketplace plan.