INDIANAPOLIS — State health officials in Indiana confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Indiana. Indiana health officials have confirmed the first illness in the state from the coronavirus outbreak.
State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box said Friday that the ill man is in stable condition in self isolation after going to an Indianapolis hospital late Thursday with mild symptoms. Box says the man had attended a conference in Boston where he was exposed to others with COVID-19.
He says the man has a cough and low-grade fever and doesn’t need to remain hospitalized. Health officials are reviewing the man’s travel and who else he has been in contact with since returning to Indianapolis on Wednesday.