NEW YEAR'S EVE: 93 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death Reported in Dubois County


JASPER -- Officials reported 93 new cases of COVID-19 in Dubois County Thursday.

It brings our total to 4613 since the pandemic began.

The county reported another resident has died as of today's update.  It is the seventh county resident to die from complications of COVID-19 this week alone.

Dubois County remains under a CODE RED designation with a seven-day positivity rate of 25.6%


In Indiana Preparedness District 10, 13.2% of of the ICU beds are currently available.  30.6% of the ICU beds that are occupied are treating COVID-19 patients.

70% of the district's ventilators are available.  11% of the ventilators in-use are treating COVID-19 patients.


The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 6,543 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 511,485 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,911 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 99 from the previous day. Another 352 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, 2,636,695 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,622,879 on Wednesday. A total of 5,681,710 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.