68 new Covid-19 cases found over weekend

The number of positive cases of Covid-19 in Dubois County increased by 68 over the weekend.

On Saturday, the ISDH reported 31 new cases, Sunday the state reported 26 new cases, and Monday, cases rose by 11. This brings the total number of cases in Dubois County up to 1,464.

At the time of the update on Monday, 9,793 Dubois County residents had been tested.

All the information regarding the pandemic can be found on the ISDH Covid-19 Dashboard at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2393.htm. The state updates the dashboard daily at noon.

To date, a total of 164,581 Indiana residents are known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 3,907 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 13 from the previous day. Another 236 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.           

For local testing, the site at 400 S. Clay St. in Jasper is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. It is closed on Sunday and Monday.

You can register for an appointment at https://scheduling.coronavirus.in.gov/.

At the site, you will have to click “I don’t have an invitation code.”

If you do not have internet you can call the primary phone at 812-329-0523. If no one answers, leave a message and they will call you back.

Results should be available within 72 hours. If you do not get your results, you can call the Indiana State Department of Health at 1-877-826-0011.

Testing is for anyone who lives or works in Indiana. Anyone can be tested, even those not showing symptoms. There is no charge for the testing. However, if you do have private health care insurance, you are asked to bring that to the testing site.

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center also has a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site located at the former Old National Bank building next to Fazoli’s on the corner of Third Avenue and Rumbach Street in Jasper.

A physician/provider order and appointment time are required. Drive-thru times are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Memorial Hospital’s COVID-19 hotline at 812-996-6330 with any questions.

You can also get evaluated for Covid-19 at the Memorial Urgent Care, 507 E. 19th Street, Huntingburg and at the Memorial Hospital Emergency Department in Jasper.

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