County COVID-19 case county remains at 13

From Local Sources

JASPER — As of 8 a.m. this morning, Dubois County’s COVID-19 case count remained at 13.

The virus “is present and active” in the county, according to a press release from the Dubois County Health Department.

“We need everyone’s cooperation to be successful in defeating COVID-19 during this crisis,” the press release states. “It is imperative that citizens stay at home so we can slow the spread of this virus, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene!”

According to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the Jasper hospital has submitted 198 tests. Of those, 159 were negative and 23 are pending. The hospital notes that a patient’s address will determine what county reports the positive case.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported today 313 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of Hoosiers diagnosed to 8,527. A total of 387 Hoosiers have died from the virus.

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