FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- Dubois County officials reported 78 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend.
60 new cases were reported Saturday; 18 on Sunday.
Two deaths were also reported over the weekend in the county. It brings our death toll to 43.
Dubois County has a seven-day positivity rate of 27%; that’s nearly double the minimum 15% needed to be placed under a CODE RED designation.
It’s very likely the CODE RED will be extended for another week based on that high positivity rate.
Nearly 16% of the ICU beds in District 10 are available, as of Sunday’s update. 35% of beds that are being used are occupied by COVID-19 patients.
70% of the district’s ventilators are free.
District 10 includes Dubois County and points west including Evansville.