Gov. Holcomb announces Indiana will enter Stage 4.5 of Back On Track Plan

Governor Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday Indiana will not enter Stage 5 of the Back On Track plan.

Posted: Jul 1, 2020 2:40 PM
Updated: Jul 2, 2020 10:07 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (WFFT) — Governor Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday Indiana will not enter Stage 5 of the Back On Track plan.

While a few restrictions will lift on July 4 in version 4.5 of the plan, most will stay in place.

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Back On Track Indiana Revised May 22

Elkhart County will remain fully in Stage 4 until at least July 17.

Gov. Holcomb says local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines.

From July 4-17 Indiana will enter "Stage 4.5" which puts a temporary pause on increasing the capacity in restaurant dining rooms, bars and entertainment venues.

Holcomb said this is because the number of COVID-19 patients who are hospitalized and admitted daily has increased during the past week.

He said daily positive coronavirus cases have "ticked up slightly."

Through at least July 17, the following restrictions will continue:

  • Social gatherings following the CDC’s social distancing guidelines will be limited to up to 250 people.
    • This limit applies to wedding receptions, parties, and other events where people are in close physical contact for extended periods of time, particularly indoors.
  • Dining room food service may continue operations at up to 75% capacity as long as social distancing is observed.
    • Bar seating in restaurants may continue operations at 50% capacity.
    • Bars and nightclubs may continue operations open at 50% capacity as long as they adhere to social distancing guidelines.
  • Cultural, entertainment and tourism sites may continue operations open at 50% capacity.
  • Movie theaters, bowling alleys and similar facilities may continue operations open at 50% capacity.
  • Amusement parks, water parks and similar facilities may continue operations open at 50% capacity.
    • Reservations are encouraged to limit the number of customers at any one time.
  • Raceways may continue operations open at 50% grandstand capacity.

Beginning July 4, fairs, festivals and other similar outdoor events may open.

Pari-mutuel horse racing and county and state fair racing may begin with 50% spectator capacity.

Youth overnight camps may open.

K-12 schools may begin the 2020-21 academic year on July 1.

Extra-curricular, co-curricular activities may resume July 6.

Outdoor visitation is required at assisted living facilities and nursing homes beginning July 4 and indoor visitation may begin.

Hospital visitations with precautions are encouraged.

Hoosiers 65 and over and those with high-risk health conditions – who are the most vulnerable to the coronavirus – should adhere to social distancing guidelines and remain cautious.

Face coverings in public places are highly recommended.

You can view the latest executive order below.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 601937

Reported Deaths: 9593
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion831111322
Lake44972678
Allen32498545
Hamilton29039315
St. Joseph27133380
Elkhart24291343
Vanderburgh19160246
Tippecanoe17799130
Johnson14871292
Porter14631167
Hendricks14188247
Madison10851219
Vigo10636178
Clark10520137
Monroe9299110
Delaware9055134
LaPorte8972160
Howard8134142
Kosciusko800382
Warrick665197
Hancock6575103
Bartholomew637999
Floyd6322109
Wayne6076161
Grant5937113
Dubois552578
Boone544967
Morgan530594
Henry503464
Marshall499884
Cass478663
Dearborn470745
Noble468357
Jackson420747
Shelby410781
Lawrence387478
Clinton370642
Gibson365559
DeKalb344264
Montgomery340754
Harrison340544
Knox333139
Miami317344
Steuben311545
Whitley301725
Wabash299747
Adams299035
Ripley296545
Putnam292049
Huntington288659
Jasper287634
White270340
Daviess266073
Jefferson257938
Fayette245148
Decatur244883
Greene238162
Posey236927
Wells233350
LaGrange226361
Scott221838
Clay220932
Randolph212148
Jennings195836
Sullivan190833
Spencer188019
Fountain182127
Washington182022
Starke174443
Jay166322
Owen162837
Fulton162330
Orange156333
Carroll155415
Rush153318
Perry151227
Vermillion147334
Franklin146933
Tipton130932
Parke13018
Pike115626
Blackford110522
Pulaski96137
Newton90521
Brown86833
Benton85910
Crawford7839
Martin72313
Warren6757
Switzerland6455
Union6227
Ohio4787
Unassigned0375

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 849704

Reported Deaths: 10518
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin100046706
Cuyahoga845231068
Hamilton63092447
Montgomery42660405
Summit34405754
Lucas31041611
Butler30546229
Stark25443429
Warren19436140
Lorain18767223
Mahoning17163337
Lake15882153
Clermont15697110
Delaware1422678
Licking13067137
Trumbull12680313
Fairfield1262180
Greene11915136
Medina11439167
Clark10802265
Wood10230158
Allen9774126
Portage9163107
Miami907373
Richland9035117
Marion7420113
Tuscarawas7280179
Columbiana7263124
Pickaway719550
Wayne6954169
Muskingum690741
Erie6090127
Hancock547590
Ross543487
Scioto533664
Geauga501155
Darke465591
Ashtabula449373
Lawrence447053
Union444928
Sandusky433062
Mercer432088
Huron423541
Seneca423465
Auglaize419662
Shelby419421
Jefferson415469
Belmont411240
Washington383340
Athens37379
Putnam372674
Madison349929
Knox347922
Ashland342538
Fulton335243
Defiance327782
Crawford319472
Preble318437
Brown307121
Logan304132
Ottawa289243
Clinton286643
Williams275866
Highland271818
Jackson261345
Guernsey249825
Champaign249328
Fayette234429
Morrow23014
Perry228318
Holmes222864
Henry216849
Hardin210133
Coshocton203521
Van Wert200545
Gallia194726
Wyandot193851
Pike172417
Adams172015
Hocking169824
Carroll153216
Paulding143221
Noble119940
Meigs106823
Monroe100331
Harrison87821
Morgan82229
Vinton68913
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