Concerns center on finances vs illness

first_imgStatewide—Around 67 million Americans think they will have trouble paying their credit card bills due to coronavirus, according to WalletHub’s new Coronavirus Money Survey, released today. This survey, which follows WalletHub’s report on the States Most Aggressive Against the Coronavirus, illustrates some of the ways in which COVID-19 has impacted Americans’ lives and spending habits. Experts say that they have seen a lot of panic buying as a result of the coronavirus, with people purchasing things like toilet paper en masse, largely because they don’t know what else to do.When it comes to testing Indiana has only tested 159 people as of Tuesday and 30 of those are confirmed cases. Indiana’s numbers are near the bottom of new rankings released Tuesday by WalletHub for the states with the most aggressive measures in limiting the virus.  The comparisons are based, in part, on testing.According to the data, Indiana ranks #42 overall and #45 specifically when it comes to prevention and containment of COVID-19 and #46 for testing per capita.last_img read more

28 new COVID-19 cases locally in 24 hours

first_imgStatewide—The Indiana State Department of Health has reported that 809 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of Tuesday. A total of 63,678 Indiana residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. To date, 716,809 tests have been reported to ISDH at an 8.9% positive rate and 16 new deaths were reported for a total of 2,725 Hoosiers have died to date.Locally Dearborn County has a total of 421 cases and 27 deaths reported (up 17 new cases), Decatur County has a total of 285 positive cases and 32 deaths (up 7 new cases), Franklin County has 175 positive cases and 8 deaths (up 2 new cases), and Ripley County has 179 positive cases and 7 deaths (up 2 new cases). This is an increase of 28 new positive cases locally.last_img read more