Thursday: 33 new Covid-19 cases in Dubois County

Thursday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 33 new Covid-19 cases in Dubois County.

This brings the total number of cases since the pandemic began up to 6,787 with 119 Dubois County deaths attributed to the disease.

According to the state dashboard, the county has a 23.6 percent positivity rate over the past seven days for unique tests (individuals being tested for the first time). The state reported the seven-day positivity rate among all tests stands at 11.5 percent as of Thursday.

Of the 228 ICU beds in our District, 31.7 percent are in use for Covid-19 patients and 39.1 percent of ICU beds are in use by non-Covid-19 patients.

Memorial Hospital issued a statement on Wednesday that reported they have 17 individuals hospitalized and all but one is unvaccinated.