The impact on unemployment, hospitals, crime and more
A long way back: one year of COVID-19 in Indiana
One year of COVID-19 in Indiana.
Grace Hollars, Mykal McEldowney, Michelle Pemberton, Kelly Wilkinson, Robert Scheer, Jenna Watson, Clark Wade, Joe Tamborello and Stephen J. Beard, Indianapolis Star
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It’s hard to imagine one aspect of life that hasn’t been affected – and in a profound way – in the past year since COVID-19 was first detected here in Indiana.
Over the course of this year, IndyStar has devoted a great deal of time and effort to bringing you the stories of those who have been affected – hospital workers, restaurateurs, students and, of course, the Hoosiers who have suffered from unemployment. , business closures, isolation and the death of loved ones.
Today we look at the impact of this pandemic from a different perspective. We have sought to find statistics – various raw numbers and percentages – that alone provide insight into how COVID-19 has changed lives.
Here is our look in figures on a year of pandemic.
Health and hospitals hardest hit by the pandemic
5: Number of people who died from coronavirus after attending the Section 10 basketball tournament on March 6, 2020 at Lawrence Central.
6 180: Number of people who died in Indiana long-term care: 6,158 residents; 22 employees (as of March 18, 2021).
8 299: Number of ICU admissions related to COVID.
12 510: Number of deaths reported from COVID-19 in Indiana.
40,424: Number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana long-term care facilities: 24,478 residents; 15,946 employees (as of March 10, 2021).
47,398: Number of Hoosiers hospitalized for COVID-19.
92 731: Number of emergency visits related to COVID-19.
676,247: Number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana.
825,000+: Number of masks distributed by the city of Indianapolis thanks to funding from the CARES Act.
915 719: Number of Hoosiers who are fully vaccinated.
2 304 727: Number of COVID vaccine doses administered in Indiana.
8,592,072: Number of COVID tests administered in Indiana.
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Economic impact of COVID
4.2: Current unemployment rate in Indiana.
16.9: Peak unemployment rate during pandemic – April 2020.
181: Number of payroll protection loans for small businesses administered by the Indy Chamber and funded by the city (later repaid by the federal government).
238: Number of businesses that received low interest loans provided by the Indy Chamber Rapid Response Fund.
850: Number of subsidies for personal protective equipment of companies, funded by the CARES law. A total of $ 2.64 million.
15 949: Number of Indianapolis households that received local and federal rent assistance, totaling $ 33.8 million.
139,174: Number of PPP loans received in Indiana (as of March 21, 2021).
139,174: Number of peak initial jobless claims – week ending March 28, 2020.
425 million: Number of dollars Indianapolis expects to receive from the American Rescue Plan
12.654.218.228: Dollars received as PPP loans in Indiana (as of March 21, 2021)
The pandemic brings a new normal to dining at Indiana restaurants
17: Percentage of restaurant owners in Indiana who say business conditions will never return to normal for their restaurant, according to the National Restaurant Association’s February 2021 Indiana Restaurant Impact Survey.
20: Estimated percentage of restaurants in Indiana (through November 2020) that have closed permanently since the start of the pandemic, according to the Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association.
73: Percentage of restaurant owners in Indiana who report that their current workforce has declined.
86: Percentage of restaurant owners in Indiana who said their total dollar sales value in January was lower than in January 2020.
569: Number of subsidies Indianapolis restaurants have received for rent assistance – a total of $ 10.6 million – through the CARES Act
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Travel restrictions and traffic changes during the pandemic
8.1: Percentage increase in the number of fatalities in Indiana in 2020, an increase from 752 to 813.
10.5: Increase in the percentage of air cargo reported by Indianapolis International Airport in 2020.
12.2: Percentage decrease in traffic on Indiana’s highways, freeways and urban freeways in 2020, according to INDOT estimates.
38.9: IndyGo ridership percentage decrease in 2020, down 3.6 million passenger trips.
41.1: Percentage decrease in the number of speeding tickets issued by Indiana State Police in 2020.
56.5: Percentage decrease in domestic passenger traffic at Indianapolis International Airport in 2020.
80.6%: Percentage drop in international passenger traffic at Indianapolis International Airport in 2020.
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Has crime increased during the pandemic?
3.56: Percentage decrease in all violent crime reported by the Metropolitan Indianapolis Police Department in 2020.
8.64: Percentage decrease in overall crime reported by IMPD in 2020.
11.29: Percentage decrease in property crimes reported by the IMPD in 2020.
14.2: Percentage decrease in the number of people cited by Indiana State Police for impaired driving in 2020.
39.8: Percentage increase in criminal homicides reported by IMPD in 2020.
53: Percentage decline in the number of jury trials held in Indiana in 2020.
6,700: Fewer reports to the Department of Children’s Services hotline for child abuse and neglect in October 2020-January 2021 compared to the same period a year earlier
62,564: Number of court hearings held virtually in Indiana between April 2020 and February 2021.
Online or in person: Indiana schools adapt to restrictions
90: Percentage of schools open for in-person instruction.
5,899: Number of COVID-19 cases among teachers in Indiana.
6,890: Number of COVID-19 cases among Indiana school staff (non-teaching).
20,000+: Number of teachers who signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine through the state website within the first few days of becoming eligible.
29,736: Number of COVID-19 cases among Indiana K-12 students.
1,112,670: Number of Hoosier students learning during the pandemic.
How Indiana Sports Addressed the COVID-19 Pandemic
0: Number of fans allowed at the 2020 Indianapolis 500.
1: Number of fans who watched the 2020 Indianapolis 500 from a specially built treehouse.
3: Many Colts players have interrupted the season because of the virus; cornerback Marvel Tell, linebacker Skai Moore and defensive back Rolan Milligan.
2,500: Maximum number of supporters allowed in the 2020 Colts home opener on September 20 against the Minnesota Vikings. The capacity is 63,000.
10,000: Maximum number of Colts supporters allowed for the Colts’ final home game of the regular season on January 3, 2021.
87,500: Number of Indianapolis 500 fans that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was scheduled to accommodate at 25% capacity for the race on August 23, 2020.
1.1 million: Estimated dollars lost to the NCAA when the 2020 men’s basketball tournament was canceled.
6.6 million: Estimated loss of dollars in annual Indiana University earnings reported to the NCAA from 2019 to 2020, the first annual loss in at least 15 years.
Local art and entertainment have faced a year of uncertainty under COVID’s orders
29: Percentage of 79 local nonprofit arts and culture organizations that have held limited capacity indoor events, according to the Indianapolis Council for the Arts.
30: Percentage of 79 local nonprofit arts and culture organizations that have held outdoor events with reduced capacity, according to the Indianapolis Council for the Arts.
37: Percentage of 79 local nonprofit arts and culture organizations that have canceled all in-person events and performances, according to the Indianapolis Arts Council.
37: Number of local not-for-profit arts and culture organizations that received PPP loans, totaling $ 14.4 million.
60: Percentage of 218 independent freelance artists who said they had no more savings or just enough to cover 1-2 months of expenses, according to an Indianapolis Arts Council survey.
32,000+: Number of event closures and cancellations from March 2020 to December 2020 of 79 nonprofit arts and culture organizations, according to the Indianapolis Arts Council.
COVID and the environment
18-20: Percentage increase in the number of customers signing up for residential recycling in 2020, according to Ray’s Trash.
20: Percentage decrease in commercial waste in the second quarter of 2020, according to Republic Services.
25: Percentage improvement in air quality in Indianapolis during home orders in 2020.
25-30: Percentage increase in residential waste over the past year, according to Ray’s Trash.
30: Percentage of residential waste increased in the second quarter of 2020, according to Republic Services.
17 million: Number of visits to Indiana State Parks in 2020, 2.9 million more visits than the previous year.