FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- 37 new cases of COVID-19 were reported at noon in Dubois County.
Two new deaths were also reported today in the county. We’ve now lost six Dubois County residents to the virus this week alone.
Our death toll stands at 47.
Our positivity rate is 25.7%. That’s down from yesterday’s 27%, but it is still the highest positivity rate in the entire state.
STATEWIDE UPDATE: TUESDAY
The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 4,028 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 500,282 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 7,703 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 164 from the previous day. Another 348 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, 2,613,675 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,605,669 on Monday. A total of 5,585,093 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: Today, 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.