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First Presumed Case of COVID-19 Located in Dubois County

First Presumed Case of COVID-19 Located in Dubois County

Dubois County (NNDC):

Indiana Department of Health announced today the first presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dubois County.

The Dubois County Health Department has been expecting this and is prepared to respond.  We ask our residents to be calm and focus on doing their part to mitigate the spread of this virus.  The Dubois County Health Department’s highest concern is for the health and well being of everyone in our county.  We continue to work timelessly for all of you, “said Dr. Ted Waflart, Dubois County Health Officer.

Dubois County Health Department is working closely with the local and state officials to ensure that contacts of the patient are identified and monitored and that all infection control protocols are being followed.

The patient is in isolated.  No additional information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws.

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