THURSDAY AFTERNOON: 10 New Cases of COVID-19 In Dubois County; Positivity Rates Continue to Tumble


JASPER -- State officials announced 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Dubois County Thursday afternoon.

It brings our county's total to 5,712 since the pandemic began.

51 new tests were administered as of the Thursday update.

There were no new deaths to report.  Dubois County's death toll remains at 82.

Dubois County's seven-day positivity rate continued to drop Thursday afternoon to 6%.  We are in a CODE ORANGE Advisory Level.


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,403 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 633,690 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 11,231 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19. The total includes 37 newly reported deaths and 1,507 historical deaths that were identified through an audit of death records and positive test results.

Another 406 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

To date, 2,983,026 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,973,618 on Wednesday. A total of 7,150,804 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

To find testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers age 65 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

As of today, 637,906 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 178,560 are fully vaccinated.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.