by: Jazmin Goodwin, CNN Enterprise
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(CNN) — FedEx is planning to rent 70,000 employees, the corporate introduced on Monday, because it gears up for the 2020 vacation season. The multinational supply service says the vast majority of new hires might be seasonal staff.
“As our workforce of greater than 500,000 workforce members is busy getting ready to ship the vacations, we as soon as once more count on to see numerous packages traverse our international community over the 2020 peak vacation delivery season,” FedEx mentioned in a press release.
However, further hires aren’t the one new modifications FedEx is making. The corporate says it’s additionally rising its delivery charges in January.
Because the pandemic, bundle volumes have spiked because the variety of on-line buying orders have elevated with extra folks staying and dealing from dwelling.
The information got here a day earlier than FedEx is about to report earnings.
Indiana coronavirus timeline
With up to date info from the Indiana Division of Well being by means of Sept. 13, this timeline displays up to date tallies of deaths and optimistic exams previous to that date.
- March 6: Indiana State Division of Well being (ISDH) confirms the primary case in Indiana. Officers say the Marion County resident had not too long ago traveled to Boston to attend a BioGen convention as a contractor.
- March 8: ISDH confirms a second case. An grownup in Hendricks County who had additionally traveled to the BioGen convention was positioned in isolation. Noblesville Faculties say a dad or mum and that dad or mum’s kids might be self-quarantining after attending an out-of-state occasion the place another person examined optimistic.
- March 9: Avon Group College Corp. says a scholar on March 8 examined optimistic.
- March 10: ISDH launches a web based tracker. Ball State College basketball followers be taught the Mid-American Convention tourney may have no followers within the stands. Three companies working nursing houses in Indiana announce they are going to now not permit guests.
- March 11: The Indianapolis-based NCAA proclaims the Ultimate 4 basketball tournaments might be carried out with important workers and restricted household attendance. The Huge Ten proclaims all sports activities occasions, together with the lads’s basketball match at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, may have no followers beginning March 12. Ball State College suspends in-person courses the remainder of the spring semester. NBA suspends all video games, together with the Indiana Pacers, till additional discover. Butler College and the College of Indianapolis prolong spring break, after which they are going to have digital courses.
- March 12: Gov. Eric Holcomb proclaims new protections that led to prolonged public faculty closings and the cancellation of enormous occasions throughout the state. The NCAA cancels its basketball tournaments. The Huge Ten suspends all sporting occasions by means of the winter and spring seasons. The league together with the Indy Gas hockey workforce suspends its season. Indy Eleven says it would reschedule 4 matches. Indianapolis’ annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is canceled.
- March 13: The Indiana Excessive College Athletic Affiliation postpones the boys basketball match. Wayzata House Merchandise, a Connersville cupboard maker, shuts down and lays off its whole workforce as a result of market uncertainty. Gov. Holcomb proclaims actions together with the elimination of Medicaid co-pays for COVID-19 testing and the lifting of limits on the variety of work hours per day for drivers of business autos. Franklin Faculty says it would start on-line courses March 18 and empty residence halls of scholars in two days. The Kids’s Museum of Indianapolis closes indefinitely. The Indianapolis Public Library joins different libraries throughout Indiana and closes all services indefinitely.
- March 14: The Indiana Gaming Fee says all licensed gaming and racing operations will shut in two days for an indefinite interval.
- March 15: Indiana had its first demise. St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis proclaims it would droop all elective, non-urgent surgical procedures.
- March 16: Indiana had its second demise. Gov. Holcomb introduced the primary Hoosier demise. He closes bars, eating places and nightclubs to in-person patrons, however maintains carryout and supply providers.
- March 17: Indiana had its third and fourth deaths. ISDH proclaims Indiana’s second demise. Indiana’s Catholic bishops cancel plenty indefinitely. Gov. Holcomb prompts the Nationwide Guard. Purdue, Butler and Indiana State universities cancel Might graduation ceremonies.
- March 18: Indiana had its fifth demise. Eli Lilly and Co. says it would use its labs to hurry up testing in Indiana. The 500 Pageant suspends all occasions. Simon Property Group closes all malls and retail properties.
- March 19: Gov. Holcomb extends Indiana’s state of emergency into Might. Holcomb says he’ll shut all Okay-12 public and nonpublic colleges. Standardized testing was canceled. The state’s income-tax and corporate-tax fee deadline was prolonged to July 15. Holcomb says the state will waive job search necessities for folks making use of for Short-term Help to Needy Households. The IHSAA Boys Basketball State Event was canceled. The Marion County Emergency Operations Middle upgrades to Stage 1 standing.
- March 20: Indiana’s demise toll rose to 9. ISDH proclaims Indiana’s third demise. Gov. Holcomb strikes the state’s main election to June 2. Indiana College says it’s suspending Might graduation ceremonies on all campuses.
- March 21: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 14. ISDH proclaims Indiana’s fourth demise. Indiana Nationwide Guard says it and the Division of Transportation are distributing medical provides to hospitals.
- March 22: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 19. ISDH proclaims seven deaths.
- March 23: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 24. Holcomb orders Hoosiers deemed nonessential to “keep at dwelling” from March 24-April 7. Eli Lilly & Co. begins drive-thru testing for the coronavirus for well being care employees with a physician’s order. Ball State College cancels the Might graduation.
- March 24: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 29. Fred Payne of Indiana Workforce Improvement says any Hoosiers out of labor, together with non permanent layoffs, are eligible to use for unemployment advantages.
- March 25: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 35. Indianapolis Motor Speedway proclaims the Indianapolis 500 is moved to Aug. 23.
- March 26: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 44.
- March 27: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 47.
- March 28: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 58.
- March 29: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 76.
- March 30: Indiana’s demise toll rises to 91.
- March 31: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 100, to 113. Gov. Holcomb extends the boundaries of bars and eating places to supply solely “to go” and “carryout” by means of April 6. Indiana well being commissioner Dr. Kristina Field, requested about when Indiana might be in a surge of COVID-19 instances, says she thinks the surge is beginning.
- April 1: Officers prolong Marion County’s “keep at dwelling” order by means of Might 1. Marion County well being officers say they are going to begin COVID-19 testing providers for front-line staff.
- April 2: The state proclaims Okay-12 colleges might be closed for the remainder of the college yr. The Indiana Excessive College Athletic Affiliation cancels spring sports activities seasons.
- April 3: Gov. Holcomb extends the “keep at dwelling” order by means of April 20. The state receives a federal Main Catastrophe Declaration for all 92 counties. The Indiana Nationwide Guard says it, the Military Corps of Engineers and state well being officers will start to evaluate websites for alternate well being care services.
- April 4: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 200.
- April 6: The state stories a Madison County nursing dwelling has had 11 deaths. Gov. Holcomb extends the “keep at dwelling” order by means of April 20. He additionally limits further companies to carry-out solely.
- April 7: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 300. Indiana well being commissioner Field says 4 long-term care services have 22 deaths that look like associated to COVID-19.
- April 10: ISDH mentioned 24 residents of a long-term care facility in Madison County have died from COVID-related sickness.
- April 11: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 400.
- April 14: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 500.
- April 16: Indiana data greater than 10,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. The governor says he expects Indiana to expertise a reopening in early Might.
- April 17: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 600. The governor says that he’ll prolong the “keep at dwelling” order by means of Might 1.
- April 20: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 700. Gov. Holcomb extends the “keep at dwelling” order to Might 1. The governor additionally says, if the medical provide chain is in fine condition, different elective medical procedures can resume April 27.
- April 22: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 800. The Tyson facility in Logansport voluntarily closes so 2,200 staff could be examined for COVID-19.
- April 24: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 900. The Indianapolis Metropolis-County Council approves $25 million to assist small companies. Fishers Metropolis Council creates a metropolis well being division with a plan to check each resident.
- April 25: ISDH says it would launch an antibody testing examine for Hoosiers; hundreds of residents have been randomly chosen to take part within the examine.
- April 27: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 1,000.
- April 28: Indiana officers say they are going to open COVID-19 testing to extra Hoosiers, with expanded standards and new testing providers at 20 websites across the state.
- April 29: The state says it would spent $43 million on contact tracing.
- April 30: Indianapolis extends its stay-at-home order by means of Might 15.
- Might 1: Gov. Holcomb proclaims a phased reopening plan for the state of Indiana. He additionally extends the stay-at-home order to Might 4.
- Might 3: Indiana data greater than 20,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Might 4: Indiana enters Stage 2 of its Again on Observe plan, which excludes Cass County till Might 18, and Lake and Marion counties till Might 11.
- Might 6:The state begins testing for all Hoosiers at 20 websites, with plans to broaden the variety of websites to 50 in every week. Ivy Tech Group Faculty says it would proceed digital courses when summer time programs start in June.
- Might 8: Cris Johnston, director of the Workplace of Funds and Administration, says the state missed out on practically $1 billion in anticipated April revenues; all state companies might be given budget-cutting objectives. Purdue College OKs plans to reopen for the autumn semester with social distancing and different security measures.
- Might 10: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 1,500.
- Might 13: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 1,600.The primary section of a state-sponsored examine of the coronavirus estimated about 186,000 Hoosiers had COVID-19 or the antibodies for the novel virus by Might 1. Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett introduced plans for restricted reopenings of worship providers, retail institutions, libraries and eating places.
- Might 15: Simon Property Group reopens Castleton Sq. Mall, Circle Centre Mall, and Style Mall at Keystone
- Might 16: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 1,700.
- Might 17: Marion County’s demise toll rises above 500.
- Might 18: Indiana stories its first case of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in a toddler. The Farbest Meals turkey-processing plant in Huntingburg is closed for 3 days; 91 folks had examined optimistic there.
- Might 19: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 1,800.
- Might 21: Indiana data greater than 30,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Might 22: Indiana advances to Stage Three of the Again on Observe reopening plan. Indianapolis closes parts of 5 streets to permit eating places to reopen with outside eating solely.
- Might 23: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 1,900.
- Might 27: The U.S. demise toll rises above 100,000. Indiana College says the autumn semester may have in-person and on-line programs, plus an adjusted calendar by means of Might 2021. Ball State College says the autumn semester might be 13 straight weeks of in-person courses with no day without work on Labor Day and no fall break.
- Might 28: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,000.
- Might 29: Locations of worship in Marion County can start holding indoor providers at 50% capability with correct social distancing. Jim Schellinger, Indiana secretary of commerce, mentioned the federal Paycheck Safety Program has made 73,430 loans in Indiana totaling $9,379,164,461, the federal Financial Damage Catastrophe Mortgage program has made 5,070 loans in Indiana totaling $445,428,500, and the federal Financial Damage Catastrophe Loans Advance program has made 38,365 grants in Indiana totaling $136,554,000.
- June 1: Marion County eating places begins serving prospects indoors and outdoor with 50% capability. Marion County salons, tattoo parlors reopen by appointment solely. Marion County gyms, health facilities and swimming pools reopen with 50% capability and no contact sports activities. Nonetheless, a Marion County curfew that started the evening of Might 31 and continued into the morning of June Three after rioting impacted the reopening of some companies.
- June 3: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,100. Part 2 of statewide testing of random Hoosiers by the Indiana College Richard M. Fairbanks College of Public Well being at IUPUI and the Indiana State Division of Well being begins.
- June 5: Indiana stories Might tax revenues have been 20% wanting projections made earlier than the coronavirus closings began.
- June 8: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,200. Indianapolis leaders conform to spend $79 million in coronavirus aid funding on contact tracing, hire aid, private protecting gear and assist for small companies.
- June 12: Indiana, excluding Marion County, advances to Stage Four of reopening plan.
- June 14: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,300.
- June 15: Casinos and parimutuel racing reopen within the state. Marion County’s public libraries start a phased reopening.
- June 19: Marion County advances to Stage Four of state’s reopening plan.
- June 21: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,400.
- June 24: The governor says the state’s moratorium on the eviction on renters might be prolonged by means of July. Indiana proclaims it would create a rental help program July 13. Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon says he has examined optimistic for COVID-19.
- June 27: Indiana hospitalizations for COVID-19 start to extend, with about 33 new sufferers a day by means of July 1.
- July 1: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,500. The governor pauses Stage 5 remaining reopening plan, proclaims Stage 4.5 from July 4-17.
- July 4: Indiana’s Stage 4.5 reopening plan begins.
- July 9: Indiana data greater than 50,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. Marion County mandates mask-wearing.
- July 10: Indianapolis Public Faculties proclaims its reopening plans.
- July 11: Indy Eleven resumes 2020 season with victory at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Kids’s Museum of Indianapolis reopens.
- July 12: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,600.
- July 13: Indiana begins rental help program for all counties however Marion County. Marion County begins its personal rental help program.
- July 15: Indiana proclaims the Stage 4.5 reopening plan will proceed one other two weeks. The WNBA season will start.
- July 16: Indianapolis suspends functions for its rental help program as a result of overwhelming demand.
- July 22: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,700.
- July 23: Indiana data greater than 60,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. MLB begins delayed season.
- July 24: Bars, taverns and nightclubs in Indianapolis are shut down once more. Metropolis officers additionally return to different earlier restrictions.
- July 25: Indiana Fever begins WNBA season after delays.
- July 27: Indiana governor’s order to put on face coverings begins. Nice Lakes Valley Convention, which together with College of Indianapolis, postpones most fall sports activities, together with soccer, males’s and ladies’s soccer, and volleyball, till spring.
- July 30: NBA season resumes.
- Aug. 2: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,800.
- Aug. 4: Indianapolis Motor Speedway proclaims the Aug. 23 Indianapolis 500 might be run with out followers.
- Aug. 5: With greater than 1,000 optimistic exams reported in a single day, Indiana jumps to a complete of 70,993 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Aug. 10: Indiana data greater than 75,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Aug. 11: The Huge Ten proclaims it gained’t play soccer this fall.
- Aug. 12: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 2,900. With greater than 1,000 optimistic exams reported in a single day, Indiana data greater than 77,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. Delta Center College and Delta Excessive College have been closed by means of Aug. 24 after 228 college students went into quarantine; college students have been moved to e-learning.
- Aug. 13: With greater than 1,000 optimistic exams reported in a single day, Indiana data greater than 78,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Aug. 14: With greater than 1,000 optimistic exams reported in a single day, Indiana data greater than 79,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Aug. 17: Indianapolis Public Faculties restarts with online-only courses. Information Eight learns the 2021 NBA All-Star Sport won’t occur on Presidents Day weekend in 2021.
- Aug. 20: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 3,000. Purdue College suspends 36 college students after a celebration at a co-op.
- Aug. 21: Indiana highschool soccer season begins with some groups not enjoying as a result of COVID-19 issues.
- Aug. 23: Butler College tells undergraduates that instruction will happen remotely for the primary two weeks of the semester, beginning Aug. 24, as an alternative of in lecture rooms.
- Aug. 24: Purdue, Indiana, IUPUI and Ball State universities resume in-person courses.
- Aug. 25: Reviews say a fraternity, a sorority and a cooperative home at Purdue College are beneath quarantines.
- Aug. 26: Indiana data greater than 90,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. Gov. Holcomb extends the masks mandate by means of Sept. 25. Indiana’s rental help program will take functions for one final day.
- Aug. 27: Indiana College says eight Greek homes are beneath 14-day quarantines.
- Aug. 29: Indiana’s demise toll rises to three,100.
- Sept. 1: Indiana data greater than 95,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Sept. 2: With greater than 1,100 new instances, Indiana data greater than 96,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. Indiana College tells 30 Greek homes in Bloomington to quarantine.
- Sept. 3: With greater than 1,000 new instances, Indiana data greater than 97,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Sept. 4: With greater than 1,000 new instances, Indiana data greater than 98,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Sept. 6: Indiana data greater than 100,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Sept. 8: Indiana data greater than 101,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. Marion County permits bars and nightclubs to reopen with 25% capability indoors and 50% capability outdoor.
- Sept. 9: Indiana data greater than 102,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Sept. 10: Indiana’s demise toll rises above 3,200. With greater than 1,200 new instances, Indiana data greater than 103,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Sept. 11: With greater than 1,000 new instances, Indiana data greater than 104,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
- Sept. 12: With greater than 1,200 new instances, Indiana data greater than 105,000 optimistic coronavirus exams. The Indianapolis Colts open their season with a loss in a Jacksonville stadium with a restricted variety of followers.
- Sept. 13: Indiana data greater than 106,000 optimistic coronavirus exams.
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