County reports 14th COVID-19 case

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department confirms the 14th positive COVID-19 case in the county.

According to the health department, it is working closely with Indiana State Department of Health and local officials to ensure that contacts of the patient are identified and monitored. Anyone who may have an exposure risk, has been or is being notified about potential exposures so that appropriate infection control procedures can be followed.

The recommendations have not changed, a health department press release states.

Stay home. Maintain social distancing and perform good hand hygiene," the release states. "Clean and sanitize all 'high touch' surfaces. Educate yourself by listening to reliable sources and authorities. Take care of your friends and neighbors by checking in on them via phone or emails."

The Indiana State Department of Health reported today 440 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide case count to 8,955. A total of 436 Hoosiers have died from the virus.

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