The Green River District Health Department on Tuesday, Oct. 6, reported five new COVID-19 deaths in Henderson County.
Since the beginning of the pandemic and before Tuesday's report, five total COVID-19 deaths had been reported in Henderson County so far. Tuesday's report brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the county to 10.
While 24 new positive cases of COVID-19 were also reported in Henderson County on Tuesday, there were 37 new positive cases of the virus reported in Daviess County.
Other counties in GRDHD's seven-county Kentucky district with new positive cases of COVID-19 included:
- Hancock County: 4 new positive cases
- McLean County: 1 new positive case
- Ohio County: 5 new positive cases
- Union County: 6 new positive cases
- Webster County: 4 new positive cases
Overall, 81 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported throughout the seven-county district on Tuesday. That brought the total number of COVID-19 cases identified within the GRDHD district to 3,765.
Here's a summary for each county within the district as of Oct. 6 via GRDHD:
The cases reported by the Green River District Health Department are being investigated and reported locally, and are then reported to the Kentucky Department for Public Health.