Gov. Holcomb urges religious venues to remain closed during Easter, Passover

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WEHT) — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb is urging Hoosier churches, synagogues and other faith venues to remain closed during Easter and Passover services.

Holcomb urges all religious venues to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

He says services should be held online.

For churches holding drive-in services, people should remain in their vehicles and have no physical interaction.

Some Evansville churches will hold Easter service in Eastland Mall’s parking lot on Sunday.

A similar service will be in the Showplace Cinemas Newburgh parking lot.

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(This story was originally published on April 10, 2020)

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