County reports 2 more COVID-19 deathsJuly 22, 2020
From Local Sources
JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department reported today two more deaths related to COVID-19.
“This serves as an unfortunate reminder to all of the Dubois County community about the importance of following the recommended guidelines to stop the spread of this virus and help protect our most vulnerable neighbors,” Dubois County Health Officer Dr. Ted Waflart said in a press release. “We cannot stress enough for you all to wear a mask when around others, practicing social distancing and wash your hands frequently.”
The department also reported 23 new COVID-19 cases today.
Of the county’s 469 cases, 286 have recovered and nine deaths have been reported. A total of 4,043 Dubois County residents have been tested.
According to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the Jasper hospital has submitted 2,585 tests. Of those, 2,289 were negative and zero 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 763 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 58,673 cases. A total of 2,666 Hoosiers have died from the virus and another 197 probable deaths have been reported.
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