Indiana governor pushes back on state AG's COVID skepticism

State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box, left, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, center, and the state health department’s chief medical officer, Dr. Lindsay Weaver, right, provide updates on Indiana’s response to COVID-19 during a news conference Wednesday at the Indiana Government Center, in Indianapolis.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Wednesday condemned recent comments made by the state’s attorney general, who alleged that Indiana’s COVID-19 data is inflated and “inaccurate.”

The Republican governor said he was “stunned and somewhat blindsided” by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s claims that non-COVID illnesses or deaths in the state have been “inappropriately categorized as COVID.”

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Joe King

Attorney General needs to resign.. Embarrassing....he doesn't believe in numbers....numbers from his own state....wow....cookoo...

sidearm

It is easy to see why there is confusion in the numbers. There is no difference in reporting which people died of COVID or died with COVID. Follow the money.

SanFran Kid

Todd Rokita is a joke,as a Attorney General.He sounds like he's right out casting from Fox Entertainment channel.What a total fool.

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