Officials Confirm 23rd Positive Case of COVID-19 in Dubois County


JASPER -- Officials at the Dubois County Health Department have confirmed another positive case of COVID-19 in Dubois County.

This brings the county's total to 23.

Health officials released the following statement.... 

As of April 30, at 8 a.m., Dubois County Health Department confirms another positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified.  This brings the total of 23 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 contacts of the patient are identified and monitored. Anyone who may have an exposure risk, has been or is being notified about potential exposures so that appropriate infection control procedures can be followed.  The patient is in isolation. 

"With the increase of cases this week, it is obvious that COVID-19 is still present in our community. We must continue to be vigilant in our fight against this virus," said Dr. Ted Waflart, Dubois County Health Officer. "We cannot take this disease for granted and let our guard down. Please be responsible by using cloth masks and social distance in public".

Dubois County Health Department encourages all to be safe and take precautions, if you must leave your home, maintain physical distancing, wash your hands, and wear a face mask.  #InThisTogether