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26 New Covid-19 Cases & 2 Deaths Reported in Western Kentucky

On Tuesday, 26 new Covid-19 cases and 2 new deaths were reported by the Green River Health Department and its 7 county region.

Posted: Mar 2, 2021 11:08 AM

26 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 2 deaths were identified on Monday by the Green River District Health Department.

GRDHD oversees a seven-county district in western Kentucky.

According to GRDHD, here's where the new positive COVID-19 cases reported Monday were identified:

Daviess County: 16 new cases & 2 deaths
Hancock County: 1 new case
Henderson County: 3 new cases
Ohio County: 6 new cases

No new positive cases of the virus were reported by GRDHD in McLean, Webster, and Union county on Tuesday.

With the 26 new positive cases of the virus that were reported in the seven-county district Tuesday, GRDHD says 20,068 total positive cases of COVID-19 have now been identified in the area to date.

With 2 new COVID-19 deaths reported in the area Tuesday, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the seven-county district increased to 336.

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 405,126 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4,652 statewide deaths.

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A line of sustained to heavy rainfall is expected to push northeastward across the Tri-State between the hours 7AM and 11AM Thursday morning; be sure to pack an umbrella early tomorrow, as that timeline will fall during your morning commute Thursday. After the initial line of rain exits east of the region, we'll continue to see periods of scattered rainfall throughout our Thursday afternoon and evening. Unfortunately, the same can be said for our Friday - lower pressure slowly spinning eastward will stall the rainfall and prolong our precip chances as we head into Friday afternoon and evening. It looks as though those chances of rainfall throughout our Friday will be sporadic at best and shouldn't lead to any significant disruption to those Friday night football games.
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