County reports 2 new positive COVID-19 cases

By Herald Staff

JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department reported today two new positive cases of COVID-19.

Of the county’s 914 cases, 807  have recovered and 18 deaths have been reported. A total of 7,866 Dubois County residents have been tested.

According to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the Jasper hospital has submitted 5,712 tests. Of those, 5,098 were negative. The hospital notes that a patient’s address will determine what county reports the positive case.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported Tuesday 758 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 107,229 cases. A total of 3,235 Hoosiers have died from the virus. Another 225 probable deaths have been reported.

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has a new COVID-19 drive-thru testing site located at the corner of Third Avenue and Rumbach Street in Jasper.

The site is the former Old National Bank building next to Fazoli’s. It replaces drive-thru testing that was previously available at the Urgent Care Center in Huntingburg. A physician/provider order and appointment time are required. Drive-thru times are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Memorial Hospital’s COVID-19 hotline at 812-996-6330 with any questions.

Other options for COVID-19 testing are:

• Memorial Urgent Care (507 E. 19th St., Huntingburg): Patient is evaluated by a provider who determines testing and treatment. Open daily, Monday through Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• Memorial Hospital Emergency Department (800 W. 9th St., Jasper): Patient is evaluated by a provider who determines testing and treatment. Open 24 hours a day.

• Indiana State Department of Health testing site (400 Clay St., Jasper): Tests anyone with or without symptoms. Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Schedule an appointment through https://lhi.care/covidtesting or phone 888-634-1116.




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