4 New COVID-19 Deaths Confirmed in Western Kentucky

Four new COVID-19 deaths were confirmed throughout several different western Kentucky counties on Thursday.

Posted: Jan 28, 2021 3:03 PM

There were four new COVID-19 deaths confirmed throughout several different local Kentucky counties on Thursday.

In the Green River District Health Department's area, new deaths were reported Thursday in Daviess and Ohio counties.

Nearby in Hopkins County, the Hopkins County Health Department also reported one new COVID-19 death Thursday.

Additionally, both GRDHD and the Hopkins County Health Department said new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified in their respective areas.

Here's a summary of new COVID-19 cases and deaths reported Thursday by GRDHD:

  • Daviess County: 135 new cases, 2 new deaths
  • Hancock County: 8 new cases
  • Henderson County: 33 new cases
  • McLean County: 9 new cases
  • Ohio County: 18 new cases, 1 new death
  • Union County: 5 new cases
  • Webster County: 13 new cases

For more detailed district-wide and county-specific COVID-19 totals in the GRDHD area click here.

In Hopkins County, 21 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday. That brought the total number of COVID-19 cases there to 3,524. 

With one new COVID-19 death also reported in Hopkins County Thursday, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the county to date rose to 118.

For more demographics and information on COVID-19 in Hopkins County, click here.


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