11 New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Western Kentucky Tuesday

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 11 new COVID-19 deaths in its western Kentucky district.

Posted: Sep 21, 2021 11:43 AM
Updated: Sep 21, 2021 11:45 AM

A high number of new COVID-19 deaths was reported in the Green River District Health Department's seven-county district on Tuesday.

GRDHD said Tuesday that 11 new COVID-19 deaths had been identified in its area since its previous COVID-19 report on Friday.

Previous Report: 957 New Positive Cases Reported by GRDHD

The new COVID-19 deaths reported by GRDHD Tuesday were identified in the following area, along with 450 new positive cases of the virus:

  • Daviess County: 186 new cases, 3 new deaths
  • Hancock County: 13 new cases
  • Henderson County: 67 new cases
  • McLean County: 22 new cases, 2 new deaths
  • Ohio County: 87 new cases, 4 new deaths
  • Union County: 40 new cases, 2 new deaths
  • Webster County: 35 new cases

After those increases were reported Tuesday, GRDHD said that 33,264 total cases of the virus had been identified in its area to date, as had 496 total COVID-19 deaths.

Here's a breakdown of each county within the district via GRDHD:

"We are continuing to see very high incidence rates of COVID-19,” said Clay Horton, GRDHD Public Health Director. “The best way to protect yourself and those you love is to get vaccinated against COVID-19."

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