BY: DAVID SHEPHERD, NEWS DIRECTOR
JASPER -- Officials reported two new COVID-related deaths in Dubois County Monday.
It brings our death toll to 61. The county has now lost a total of 18 residents in just the last eight days. It’s been the county’s deadliest week since the start of the pandemic.
According to the state COVID-19 Dashboard, all of the county’s deaths so far have been patients over the age of 50. Nearly half of all deaths in Dubois County were 80 or older.
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70 new cases of the coronavirus were also reported in the county Monday. Our seven-day positivity rate is 23.1%.