Another Dubois County Resident Dies From COVID-19, Two Others Test Positive


JASPER -- The Dubois County Health Department confirms that 2 new positive cases one new death of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been identified. 

 This brings the total to 248 positive cases and 6 related deaths of COVID-19 in Dubois County residents.

We are working closely with Indiana State Department of Health and local officials to ensure that close contacts of the patient are identified and monitored. Everyone who may have an exposure risk to these positive cases are being notified about potential exposures so that appropriate infection control procedures can be followed. The positive cases are in isolation.

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 *A person out of isolation and reporting feeling well. isolation

"We mourn the death and extend our prayers and sympathies to this individual’s family and friends," said Dr. Ted Walflart, Dubois County Health Officer.  “This serves as an unfortunate reminder to all of the Dubois County community about the importance of following the recommended guidelines to stop the spread of this virus and help protect our most vulnerable neighbors.  We cannot stress enough for you all to wear a mask when around others, practicing social distancing, and wash your hands frequently.”