119 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in Daviess County, Kentucky

A high number of new positive COVID-19 cases was reported in Kentucky's Daviess County on Friday by the Green River District Health Department.

Posted: Dec 4, 2020 3:59 PM

On Friday, the Green River District Health reported 198 new positive COVID-19 cases throughout its seven-county district.

A large portion of those new positive cases reported Friday were in Daviess County, Kentucky, with the rest spread throughout the rest of the department's seven-county area.

New Positive Cases Reported by GRDHD on Friday:

  • Daviess County: 119 new positive cases
  • Hancock County: 4 new positive cases
  • Henderson County: 27 new positive cases
  • McLean County: 7 new positive cases
  • Ohio County: 30 new positive cases
  • Union County: 2 new positive cases
  • Webster County: 9 new positive cases

Following Friday's reported increases, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases identified collectively throughout the seven-county district to date reached 9,144.

While the Bluegrass State recently surpassed a grim milestone of 2,000 total COVID-19 deaths, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear also shared hopeful news of the COVID-19 vaccine possibly being distributed in the state as soon as Dec. 15.

Statewide, there are currently 190,601 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,014 deaths.

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Sure, yesterday's passing cold front and lingering rainfall made for a cooler-than average, fall-like day across the Tri-State - today on the other hand, was a bit more summer-like. The core of high pressure flowing in behind that cold front has now settled to our east and is actively pumping southerly winds, more heat and gulf humidity back into the Ohio valley. As a result, temperatures pushed back into the mid 80s for the majority of the region; the added humidity even made it feel a few degrees hotter as well. As for the rest of the evening, conditions will remain dry with temperatures gradually falling from 80° around dinnertime into the mid to low 70s by 10PM. The combination of added cloud cover overnight and those aforementioned southerly winds will help keep temperatures mild tonight - we'll only dip as low as 67° early Friday morning in the River City.
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