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4 New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Western Kentucky Tuesday

New COVID-19 deaths were reported Tuesday in western Kentucky's Daviess County and Ohio County.

Posted: May 4, 2021 3:04 PM

The Green River District Health Department said Tuesday that new COVID-19 deaths had been identified in Daviess County and Ohio County.

According to GRDHD, three new deaths were identified in Daviess County, and one new death was identified in Ohio County. GRDHD says two of the new deaths were identified through a state audit of death certificates.

Tuesday's increase in COVID-19 deaths brought the seven-county district's total number of COVID-19 deaths to date to 391.

Previous GRDHD Update: 2 New COVID-19 Deaths, 26 New Cases Reported in Daviess County, Kentucky

The health department also identified 54 new positive cases of COVID-19 throughout several counties in its seven-county district on Tuesday.

New COVID-19 Cases Reported by GRDHD Tuesday:

  • Daviess County: 22 new cases
  • Henderson County: 24 new cases
  • Ohio County: 7 new cases
  • Union County: 1 new case

The new positive cases of the virus identified Tuesday in the GRDHD district brought the district-wide total of positive COVID-19 cases to date to 19,416.

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It was an absolutely gorgeous afternoon throughout the Tri-State, but despite our seemingly endless supply of sunshine today, temperatures remained more than 10° cooler than the norm for this time of the year. Fortunately, today's peak temperature of 65° represents our coolest anticipated afternoon high temperature through the remainder of our extended forecast. While it is indeed encouraging that temperatures will gradually rise through the rest of the work week into the weekend ahead, we'll still have to deal with temperatures back down into the upper 30s and low 40s early Thursday morning.
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