15 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Identified in Western Kentucky Counties

15 new positive COVID-19 cases were identified in our western Kentucky counties on Friday.

Posted: Apr 2, 2021 12:39 PM
Updated: Apr 2, 2021 1:01 PM

The Green River District Health Department said Friday that 15 new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified in its seven-county area.

According to GRDHD, 10 new positive cases were identified in Daviess County, 1 new positive case was identified in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 2 in Ohio County, and 1 in Webster County.

GRDHD says that now, 20,836 total positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified throughout its seven-county district to date.

No new COVID-19 deaths were reported in the area on Friday, so the seven-county district's total number of deaths remained at 375.

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

The health department says that the youngest individual in the area who has contracted the virus is 1-month old. The oldest COVID-19 patient in the district is 102-years-old, the health department said.

Currently, the state of Kentucky is reporting 427,842 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6,108 statewide deaths.

On April 5, all Kentuckians age 16 and older will become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Gov. Beshear.


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