22 county residents tested; 4th COVID-19 case confirmed

From Local Sources

JASPER — As the Dubois County Health Department confirmed today the fourth positive case of novel coronavirus in the county, the Indiana State Department of Health reports that 22 county residents have been tested for the virus.

The state health department has updated its online dashboard to reflect the number of tests performed on residents in each county. See the latest information here.

According to the county health department, anyone who may have an exposure risk with the fourth confirmed case, including the individual’s employer, has been or is being notified about potential exposures so that appropriate infection control procedures can be followed.

“Together we will get through this," said Dr. Ted Waflart, Dubois County Health Officer. "Times are tough and I know it is difficult to stay at home. But for the safety of all our community, please do your part and follow this order: STAY HOME. Continue to practice social distancing and good hand hygiene."

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