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Indiana set to move to the next stage of the reopening process Friday

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb said on Wednesday most of the state will be able to move to stage three of the reopening process on Friday, May 22. That's earlier than the original plan, which had stage three starting on May 24.

Posted: May 20, 2020 3:52 PM
Updated: May 21, 2020 9:54 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHI) -- Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb said on Wednesday most of the state will be able to move to stage three of the reopening process on Friday, May 22.

That's earlier than the original plan, which had stage three starting on May 24.

Back On Track Indiana

Indiana Back On Track plan infographic by the City of Fort Wayne

Holcomb said he will sign the executive order on Thursday.

The upcoming order also includes some other important things.

It will continue to not allow utility shut-off for delayed payment or non-payment. It also prevents new mortgage foreclosure and eviction filings.

The order also extends deadlines for drivers licenses, vehicle registrations, and other BMV documentation.

The extensions are through July 1.

See what stage three includes below.

Stage Three - May 22

• Hoosiers 65 and older and those with known high-risk medical conditions should limit exposure at work and in their communities.
• Continue remote work when possible
• Face coverings are recommended
• Social gatherings of up to 100 people may take place following the CDC social distancing guidelines

  • The coronavirus is often spread among groups of people who are in close contact in a confined space for an extended period of time.
  • This limit applies to wedding receptions, parties and other events where people are in close physical contact for extended periods of time.

• Nursing homes remain closed to visitors; nursing home guidance will continue to be evaluated.
• No travel restrictions

WHAT OPENS

• Retail stores and malls may move to 75% of capacity while maintaining social distancing
• Mall common areas, such as food courts and sitting areas, are limited to 50% capacity
• Gyms and fitness centers may open with restrictions.

  • Class sizes and equipment must be spaced to accommodate social distancing.
  • Limited class sizes.
  • Equipment must be cleaned after each use, and employees are required to wear face coverings

• Playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, and similar facilities may open with social distancing guidelines in place
• Community pools may open according to CDC guidance
• Campgrounds may open with social distancing limitations and sanitation precautions
• Movie theaters may open at 50% capacity; some theater companies have identified specific hygiene and social distancing guidelines
• The CDC will provide guidance about day camps and overnight camps

WHAT REMAINS CLOSED

• Bars and nightclubs

• Cultural, entertainment and sports venues

• K-12 facilities and activities

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 33558

Reported Deaths: 2110
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion9616571
Lake3538185
Cass15897
Allen145168
St. Joseph124834
Elkhart116328
Hendricks116171
Hamilton115693
Johnson1093108
Madison58559
Porter51627
Bartholomew50034
Clark49241
LaPorte42423
Howard39526
Tippecanoe3903
Jackson3791
Delaware37736
Shelby36822
Hancock32728
Floyd31839
Boone30935
Morgan27824
Vanderburgh2652
Montgomery23517
White2318
Decatur22431
Clinton2231
Noble21121
Grant20621
Harrison19221
Dubois1923
Henry16910
Greene16824
Monroe16612
Warrick16628
Dearborn16621
Vigo1648
Lawrence15423
Miami1411
Putnam1367
Jennings1304
Orange12522
Scott1193
Kosciusko1111
Franklin1098
Ripley1086
Carroll922
Marshall901
Daviess8516
Steuben812
Newton7710
Wayne776
Fayette767
Wabash762
LaGrange712
Jasper651
Washington521
Jay500
Fulton481
Clay471
Rush462
Randolph463
Pulaski460
Jefferson431
Whitley393
Starke363
Sullivan341
Owen341
Brown331
DeKalb331
Perry310
Benton300
Knox290
Wells280
Huntington272
Tipton251
Crawford240
Blackford242
Fountain202
Switzerland200
Spencer191
Parke170
Posey160
Gibson142
Adams131
Ohio130
Warren121
Martin110
Vermillion100
Union80
Pike60
Unassigned0164

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 34566

Reported Deaths: 2131
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Franklin5674256
Cuyahoga4318226
Marion265728
Hamilton2603147
Lucas2202240
Pickaway205036
Mahoning1405173
Summit1380172
Butler86229
Columbiana73951
Stark71691
Lorain67259
Montgomery65117
Trumbull56248
Belmont41912
Warren35920
Miami35530
Tuscarawas3393
Ashtabula33034
Medina32823
Portage32257
Delaware32013
Lake30212
Wood28546
Geauga27732
Wayne26650
Fairfield2586
Clark2526
Licking23010
Allen21232
Clermont2065
Mercer2037
Richland1973
Erie16711
Darke16721
Madison1527
Washington11819
Crawford1104
Morrow1051
Greene1015
Ottawa9513
Putnam9014
Monroe7712
Sandusky7311
Auglaize713
Hocking694
Ross682
Jefferson672
Huron561
Williams541
Union511
Muskingum500
Hancock501
Hardin450
Clinton430
Fayette400
Shelby403
Wyandot392
Fulton390
Coshocton380
Logan370
Preble351
Guernsey340
Defiance332
Holmes321
Carroll303
Lawrence300
Brown281
Champaign271
Knox241
Highland231
Ashland200
Seneca202
Vinton192
Perry181
Athens181
Henry150
Scioto150
Paulding140
Jackson130
Harrison100
Adams91
Gallia71
Van Wert60
Meigs60
Pike60
Noble60
Morgan50
Unassigned00
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