As 2019 drew to a close, a mysterious pneumonia-like illness emerged on the other side of the world. Within a month, COVID-19 was a global health emergency. Then, it became a pandemic. The disease would disrupt and destroy lives around the world -- and here in Indiana. By the end of 2020, 8,000 Hoosiers had died as a result of COVID-19.
Here is a timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indiana: