Cases of the Virus Spike in Kentucky Depsite the Holidays

Despite the holidays, COVID-19 is continuing to rip through west Kentucky.

Posted: Dec 24, 2020 4:19 PM
Updated: Dec 24, 2020 4:24 PM

Despite the holidays, COVID-19 is continuing to rip through west Kentucky.

The Green River District Health Department says there are 162 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday.

Of those 162 cases, 91 are in Daviess County, 24 in Henderson County, Webster County reporting 16 , while Ohio County is reporting 15 new cases of the Coronavirus.

The total number of confirmed cases as of Thursday for the GRDHD seven county coverage area is 11,985 confirmed cases since March. 

West Kentucky's COVID-19 Impact:

Daviess Co. - 5,328 cases, 82 deaths

Henderson Co. - 2,731 cases, 48 deaths

Hopkins Co. - 2,478 cases, 94 deaths

Muhlenberg Co. - 1,855 cases, 33 deaths

Ohio Co. - 1,433 cases, 30 deaths

Union Co. - 886 cases, 9 deaths

Webster Co. - 696 cases, 13 deaths

McLean Co. - 519 cases, 21 deaths

Hancock Co. - 392 cases, 12 deaths

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Turning cold and dry by the weekend.
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