The Green River District Health Department reported the second-largest one-day increase of new positive COVID-19 cases in its seven-county district on Thursday.
According to GRDHD, 119 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified within the district:
- Daviess County: 53 new positive cases
- Hancock County: 5 new positive cases
- Henderson County: 23 new positive cases
- McLean County: 15 new positive cases
- Ohio County: 11 new positive cases
- Union County: 6 new positive cases
- Webster County: 6 new positive cases
The number of new positive cases reported on Thursday was only topped GRDHD's Oct. 3 report of 140 new positive COVID-19 cases throughout the district.
So far, 5,649 total positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified throughout the seven-county area.
Here's the COVID-19 summary for Nov. 5 via GRDHD:
With more and more Kentucky counties falling into the state's COVID-19 Red Zone, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear on Wednesday extended the state's mask mandate for an additional 30 days.
Anyone who's been in crowds, had close contact with people in public, or traveled recently, is encouraged by GRDHD to get tested for the virus: New Round of Free COVID-19 Testing Starting in Local Kentucky Counties