The Green River District Health Department said Friday that four more residents of Daviess County, Kentucky, had died from COVID-19.
According to GRDHD, 156 total Daviess County residents have died from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
As of Feb. 25, Daviess County remained the only local county still in the state's COVID-19 Red Zone. All other local Kentucky counties were in the orange, except for Hancock County, which was in the Yellow. (State COVID-19 Map).
GRDHD also reported 42 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday within its seven-county Kentucky district.
Here are where those new positive cases were identified:
- Daviess County: 30 new positive cases (9,471 total)
- Hancock County: 1 new positive case (768 total)
- Henderson County: 5 new positive cases (4,221 total)
- McLean County: 2 new positive cases (821 total)
- Ohio County: 3 new positive cases (2,336 total)
- Webster County: 1 new positive cases (1,142 total)
- Union County: 0 new positive cases (1,214 total)
GRDHD says that following Friday's increases, 19,973 total positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified throughout the seven-county district to date.
Come Monday, Kentucky will begin Phase 1C of its vaccination distribution. This means anyone 60-years-old and above non-healthcare essential workers and those 16 and older with a high-risk medical condition will be eligible to receive the vaccine.