Dubois County to Stay at CODE RED for at Least Another Week, Death Toll Increases


JASPER -- Dubois County will remain at CODE RED for at least another week. 

 The State Health Department released the new color codes just moments ago.

58 new cases of COVID-19 were also reported in this afternoon’s update.  That brings our county’s total to 4101 since the pandemic began.

Officials report one new death today.  Our death toll stands at 40.  It's the fourth day in a row the county has reported a COVID-19 death.

Dubois County’s seven-day positivity rate is 21.7%.  That’s up from yesterday’s 20%.


The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 4,731 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 476,538 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,306 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 62 from the previous day. Another 339 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, 2,556,493 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,545,018 on Tuesday. A total of 5,376,575 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.