County reports 5th, 6th COVID-19 cases

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department confirms today the fifth and sixth positive cases of novel coronavirus in Dubois County. 

According to the health department, they are working closely with the 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, has been or is being notified about potential exposures so that appropriate infection control procedures can be followed. Patients are both in isolation.

“We must continue to take this pandemic very seriously and absolutely follow instructions given by Federal, State, and Local officials," said Dubois County Health Officer Dr. Ted Waflart. "The only defense we have is to follow all orders: STAY HOME. Continue to practice social distancing and good hand hygiene. Thank you to everyone who is doing their best and all the frontline workers who are out there keeping us safe."

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