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Daviess and Henderson Counties Report 3 New COVID-19 Deaths Each

There were three new COVID-19 deaths reported in both Daviess County and Henderson County on Friday, Oct. 9.

Posted: Oct 9, 2020 12:13 PM

The Green River District Health Department on Friday reported six new COVID-19 deaths within its seven-county Kentucky district - with three of the new deaths being in Henderson County, and three being in Daviess County.

With Friday's update, Henderson County now has 14 total COVID-19 deaths. In Daviess County, 22 total COVID-19 deaths have now been reported so far.

75 new positive cases of COVID-19 were also reported by GRDHD on Friday throughout six of the seven Kentucky counties within the department's district.

  • Daviess County: 23 new positive cases
  • Henderson County: 23 new positive cases
  • McLean County: 2 new positive cases
  • Ohio County: 4 new positive cases
  • Union County: 6 new positive cases
  • Webster County: 17 new positive cases

Friday's reported increases brought the total number of identified COVID-19 cases in the district to 3,973.

Here's a COVID-19 summary for each county within the district via GRDHD:

As of Thursday throughout Kentucky, there were 77,455 total positive cases of COVID-19 and 1,234 total COVID-19 deaths.

Multiple western Kentucky counties are currently listed as 'critical' on the state's COVID-19 incidence rate map, including Daviess County, Henderson County, Union County, Webster County, and Hopkins County.

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