A new report by Google shows Hoosiers are adhering to the governor’s “Stay-at-home” directive as well as maintaining social distancing.
According to the Times of Northwest Indiana, Google’s COVID-19 Community Mobility Report for Indiana, which is based on users who have opted in to Location History on their Google Account, found that trips across the Hoosier state to retail and recreation destinations have fallen by 48%, to groceries and pharmacies by 25%, to workplaces by 36%, and to transit stations by 34% over the last week compared to earlier this year. Visits to parks were up 11% statewide.
You can view the full report here which contains a county-by-county listing.
The Holcomb administration has been pushing social distancing as well as the “stay-at-home” order as a way to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
To date, Indiana has tested nearly 29,000 Hoosiers for COVID-19; slightly more than 5,500 have tested positive and there have been 157 deaths due to the coronavirus.