As of 8 a.m. Monday, June 15, Dubois County Health Department confirmed two more positive cases and one new death of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been identified. This brings the total to 242 positive cases and five related deaths of COVID-19 in Dubois County residents.
“It is with tremendous sorrow that we share the news of another loss of one of our own county residence related to COVID-19,” said Dr. Ted Waflart, Dubois County Health Officer. “Having to report a loss is never easy. Dubois County Health Department staff and I extend prayers and deepest condolences to this individual’s family friends during this time.”
The Dubois County Health Department is working closely with Indiana State Department of Health and local officials to ensure that close contacts of the patients are identified and monitored. Everyone who may have an exposure risk to these positive cases are being notified about potential exposures so that appropriate infection control procedures can be followed. The positive cases are in isolation.