TUESDAY UPDATE: 37 New COVID Cases in Dubois County, Positivity Rate Looms in Code Red Territory


JASPER -- 37 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Dubois County this afternoon.

That brings our total to 3014 since the pandemic began.

No new deaths were reported today.  Our death toll stands at 34.

Dubois County has a seven-day positivity rate of 15.1%.  That’s up from yesterday’s 12.9%.  If that number doesn't come down by tomorrow, we could be put under a CODE RED designation.

This information is just coming in.  Check back for more detailed information after 12:30 p.m. 


 The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,457 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 392,663 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 6,109 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 124 from the previous day. Another 301 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, 2,338,308 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,323,969 on Monday. A total of 4,656,827 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.