County reports 25 new COVID-19 casesJuly 14, 2020
From Local Sources
JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department reported 25 new COVID-19 cases today.
Of the county’s 344 cases, 257 have recovered and six deaths have been reported. A total of 3,484 Dubois County residents have been tested.
“The Dubois County Health Department, Dubois County Emergency Management Agency, and our local response partners are continuing to work in close partnership with one another in order to best support our wonderful community,” states a health department press release. “The increase in cases of COVID-19 in our community reminds us the vital importance of taking precautions to protect the health and safety of our residents. The recommendations have not changed: Wear a cloth face covering when in public, maintain social distancing, wash your hands frequently and stay home if you are feeling ill. 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.”
According to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the Jasper hospital has submitted 2,171 tests. Of those, 1,932 were negative and 17 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 Monday 452 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 52,037 cases. A total of 2,569 Hoosiers have died from the virus and another 193 probable deaths have been reported.
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