Health MinisterElizabeth Hinostroza said over 50 percent of the victims were in “very critical”condition, with burns covering over 80 percent of their bodies. The truck burst into flames after it hurtled off aramp on a street in Lima. At least 11 children were sent to local hospitalswith severe burns, authorities said. Peru restrictsthe shipping of gas to homes and industry via pipelines, and relies heavily ontrucks for distribution of the fuel.(Reuters) LIMA – A truckcarrying natural gas exploded on Thursday in Peru’s capital, killing at leasttwo people and injuring 48 others. A burned car is pictured after a tanker truck carrying gas exploded in a residential area in Lima, Peru on Jan. 23. REUTERS/SEBASTIAN CASTANEDA
Osgood, IN — Batesville Mayor Mike Bettice has stated that the State of Indiana has continued the contract with OptumServe to continue COVID-19 testing throughout the state and will continue until least the end of September. Testing will continue in both Osgood and Greensburg and is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm. Those seeking testing can walk in to get tested or set an appointment by going to lhi.care/covidtesting or calling 888-634-1116.