Dubois County Confirms New COVID-19 Death

The Dubois County Health Department said Monday that it had confirmed one new COVID-19 death within the community.

Posted: Oct 12, 2020 12:54 PM
Updated: Oct 12, 2020 2:01 PM

According to the Dubois County Health Department, one more county resident has died from COVID-19.

The new COVID-19 death reported on Monday brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths within to county to 22.

In the state health department's Monday report, only one new COVID-19 death was reported locally, in Pike County. DCHD later reported the new death in its county, about one hour after the state health department's report was released.

“Our prayers go out to the family and friends who are grieving,” said Health Officer Dr. Theodore Waflart. “Please accept our heartfelt sympathies.”

As of Monday in Dubois County, there were 1,206 total positive cases of COVID-19. A total of 926 Dubois County residents have recovered from the virus so far, according to the health department, and approximately 9,055 county residents have received a COVID-19 test.

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