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191 New Positive COVID-19 Cases, 1 New Death Reported in Western Kentucky

Health leaders in western Kentucky said that 191 new positive cases of COVID-19 were identified Friday, in addition to one new COVID-19 death that occurred in Hopkins County.

Posted: Feb 5, 2021 2:20 PM

In western Kentucky on Friday, 191 new positive cases of COVID-19 and one new COVID-19 death were identified with all counties in the 44News viewing area currently reporting updated numbers aside from Muhlenberg County.

In the Green River District Health Department's seven-county area, 179 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday. 

Those new positive cases were identified in the following counties:

  • Daviess County: 83 new positive cases
  • Hancock County: 8 new positive cases
  • Henderson County: 45 new positive cases
  • McLean County: 3 new positive cases
  • Ohio County: 19 new positive cases
  • Union County: 12 new positive cases
  • Webster County: 8 new positive cases

According to GRDHD, 18,649 total positive cases of COVID-19 have now been identified throughout the seven-county district to date, as have 314 total COVID-19 deaths.

You can view a COVID-19 breakdown for each GRDHD county by clicking here.

In Hopkins County, which is just outside of the GRDHD area, 12 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday by the Hopkins County Health Department.

One new COVID-19 death was also reported on Friday in Hopkins County by the local health department.

Now, 3,643 total positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Hopkins County so far, with a total of 121 total COVID-19 deaths also being identified in the county to date.

For a breakdown of Hopkins County's COVID-19 statistics from HCHD, click here.

Muhlenberg County, the only other county in the 44News viewing area, has not yet released its COVID-19 report for Friday. Stay with us on-air and online as we update this developing story.

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