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Watch: Indiana health officials update COVID-19 situation in state

INDIANAPOLIS (WPTA21) - State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lindsay Weaver will lead a briefing on Indiana's COVID-19 status Friday afternoon.

The update is set to begin about 1 p.m.

ABC21 is providing a livestream of the briefing (below), which takes place at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis and comes as 15 counties have been classified in the "Code Orange" (second highest) alert category.


On Wednesday, Gov. Eric Holcomb extended a public health emergency for an additional month, through the end of August.

His new Executive Order did not include a return of mask mandates or restrictions on public gatherings.


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Jonathan Shelley

Jonathan Shelley is the news director at WPTA TV, which he joined in 2016 following nine years in a similar role in New Orleans and previous news management positions in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas.

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