County reports 24 new COVID-19 cases

By Herald Staff

JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department reported today 24 new positive cases of COVID-19.

The case count is cumulative of cases reported over the weekend. The case breakdown is 13 on Saturday, nine on Sunday and two today.

Of the county’s 951 cases, 826 have recovered and 18 deaths have been reported. A total of 8,133 Dubois County residents have been tested.

According to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the Jasper hospital has submitted 5,921 tests. Of those, 5,278 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 Sunday 756 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 111,505 cases. A total of 3,281 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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