FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- The state Health Department will keep Dubois County under a CODE RED designation.
Officials also reported 52 new cases of COVID-19 in Dubois Count Wednesday afternoon. No new deaths were reported.
Our death toll stands at 70.
Our seven-day positivity rate is currently 27.8%.
All other counties in the WITZ listening area have been elevated to CODE RED except in Perry County. They are at CODE ORANGE.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: INDIANA
The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 3,686 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 574,119 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 8,790 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 59 from the previous day. Another 373 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.
To date, 2,779,991 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,770,157 on Tuesday. A total of 6,220,087 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.
To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
Hoosiers age 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211.
Nearly 220,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and more than 40,000 have received both doses and are fully vaccinated. The Indiana Department of Health has created a vaccine dashboard that will show the latest number of vaccines administered. The dashboard will be updated daily.