County reports 2 more COVID-19 cases

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department confirms two more positive cases of novel coronavirus among Dubois County residents, bringing the countywide total to 16 COVID-19 cases.

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

To remain in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as well as, state and local regulations the Dubois County Health Department will not release information on individual patients.

Developments are changing day by day, minute by minute, according to the county healthy department.

Our focus remains on the health and well-being of Dubois County," a press release states. "Our mission has never been more meaningful to our community. Stay home. Practice soical distancing and good hand hygiene."

The Indiana State Department of Health reported today 529 additional cases, bringing the statewide total to 10,641. A total of 545 Hoosiers have died from the virus.




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