WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Some Counties go to CODE RED as Dubois County Reports 52 New COVID Cases Wednesday


JASPER -- The latest COVID color codes are in and Dubois County remains under a CODE ORANGE designation.

Orange, Pike and Daviess Counties have been placed under a CODE RED, the highest COVID-19 designation.

52 new cases and no new deaths were also reported at noon Wednesday in Dubois County.  The new cases bring the county's total number of COVID cases to 3066 since the pandemic began.  Our seven-day positivity rate is 17%, however, it's not clear at this time why Dubois County wasn't placed under a CODE RED (above 15%).  We are working on getting answers for you.

DISTRICT 10 HOSPITALS:  Locally, District 10 includes Dubois, Daviess, Martin, Pike, Perry, and Spencer Counties. 


The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,853 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 398,417 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 6,207 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 98 from the previous day. Another 299 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, 2,352,854 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,338,308 on Tuesday. A total of 4,706,966 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.