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Corona Virus Now in Indiana

(Indianapolis, IN) - Indiana has its first case of coronavirus.

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) confirmed it this morning.

The coronavirus patient is in Marion County, said Kristina Box, the Indiana State Health


Box said the patient is an adult who recently traveled to Boston and had contact with

individuals last week at an undisclosed event where positive cases have

been identified.

Box said the patient is currently in isolation.

The patient will be isolated for 14 days and won’t be released until

testing negative for the virus for two consecutive days, officials said.

Gov. Eric Holcomb has declared a public health emergency for the state to become

eligible for federal dollars set aside to help combat the spread of the virus.

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