Indiana coronavirus deaths at 14 as home order takes effect

Mar 25, 2020

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two more deaths from illness related to the coronavirus have been reported in Indiana, giving the state a total of 14 deaths as a statewide stay-at-home order took effect to limit the spread of the virus.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported Wednesday that Indiana’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases grew by 115 to reach a total of 477 across the state late Tuesday, following corrections to the state's previous total.

Gov. Eric Holcomb's order issued Monday for Indiana residents to remain at home for two weeks began early Wednesday. His order has exceptions for workers in essential jobs, and for necessary trips for food and medicine.