FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- 41 new cases of COVID-19 were reported at noon in Dubois County.
Officials reported two new deaths. Two county residents also died over the weekend. Those COVID-related deaths bring Dubois County’s death toll to 45.
Our seven-day positivity rate is still quite high at 27%.
A county is placed under a CODE RED designation when the seven-day positivity rate is above 15%.
The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,494 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 496,306 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 7,539 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 43 from the previous day. Another 347 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, 2,605,669 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,600,211 on Sunday. A total of 5,553,545 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.
The Indiana Department of Health will offer free COVID-19 testing at the locations below on the following schedule this week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Huntingburg Event Center
110 E. 14th St. Huntingburg, IN