County reports 11 new positive COVID-19 cases

By Herald Staff

JASPER — The Dubois County Health Department reported today 11 new positive COVID-19 cases and one additional death.

Of the county’s 729 cases, 535 have recovered and 13 deaths have been reported. A total of 5,624 Dubois County residents have been tested.

According to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the Jasper hospital has submitted 3,784 tests. Of those, 3,360 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 Friday 1,079 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 78,632 cases. A total of 2,906 Hoosiers have died from the virus, an increase of eight over the previous day. Another 207 probable deaths have been reported. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

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