Coronavirus-related restrictions were eliminated in Elkhart County and elsewhere May 10 after Indiana legislators overrode Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto of a bill that requires county elected officials to approve any health orders that are more stringent than the state.
Elkhart Truth reported the county’s pandemic restrictions are void because county board commissioners did not approve County Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait’s public health order, which mandated mask-wearing in many situations and limited capacity at some events.
The commissioners have told Wait they do not plan to approve the restrictions, which were set to expire May 14.
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