Local Health Officials Announced 3rd COVID Death, More Positive Cases


JASPER -- The Dubois County Health Department has confirmed 4 more positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified. 

This brings the total to 188 positive cases 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 patients 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.

Local health officials also announced the county's third death related to COVID-19 on Thursday.

“It is with tremendous sorrow that I share the news of the loss of our third COVID-19 related death in a Dubois County resident,” said Dr. Ted Waflart, Dubois County Health Officer.  “We at the Dubois County Health Department send our sincere condolences to friends and family of this individual.”

The individual did have underlying medical conditions.  No further information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws.  

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

"We have changes regarding two previously reported cases.  One case had been reported twice due to having 2 positive results for 1 person that resulted in duplicate entries.  Another due to a change of jurisdiction, meaning that a positive case’s county of residence was verified, and positive case did not live in Dubois County."