In today's update, which also says they've confirmed three new cases, a chart shows the total confirmed cases per 10,000 people. "Presumptive cases are those without a positive diagnostic test who present COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case". There now have been 68 county residents who have died from COVID-19 and 1,304 who have been infected.
Mason County Public Health was notified Friday, May 22, 2020 of the additional positive test.
"As we move into Phase 3 of the "Back on Track Indiana" guidance, I am very comfortable with results of these efforts and I believe that we can continue to move forward with Governor Holcomb's plan to reopen the state and our county", Dubois County Health Officer Dr. Ted Walfart said in a press release.
The department has become aware of underlying health conditions that were not previously disclosed, but were identified by the Wood County Coroner.
As of Thursday morning, a total of 2,071 COVID-19 test results from Josephine County have returned negative.
The number of people recovered remains at 1455, or 97 percent of all confirmed and probable cases.
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