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9 New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Green River District

The Green River District Health Department is reporting another nine new COVID-19 deaths in its western Kentucky area.

Posted: Oct 15, 2021 3:16 PM

The Green River District Health Department said Friday that another nine new COVID-19 deaths had been identified in its western Kentucky area.

According to GRDHD, that brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in its seven-county district to date to 554.

In addition to the new deaths announced Friday, GRDHD said that another 277 positive cases of the virus had been identified, bringing the total number of cases in the seven-county district to date to 35,931.

Here's where the new COVID-19 cases and deaths were announced Friday:

  • Daviess County: 104 new cases, 5 new deaths
  • Hancock County: 16 new cases
  • Henderson County: 48 new cases
  • McLean County: 18 new cases
  • Ohio County: 57 new cases, 3 new deaths
  • Union County: 16 new cases, 1 new death
  • Webster County: 18 new cases

GRDHD says that the newly reported cases were investigated between Oct. 12 and Oct. 14.

You can click here to view a full breakdown of each count within the GRDHD district.

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 721,895 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 9,262 statewide deaths.

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