Henderson County Reports 31 New Positive Cases of COVID-19

The Green River District Health Department said Monday that 33 more Henderson County residents had tested positive for COVID-19.

Posted: Oct 12, 2020 11:29 AM

There were 77 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported on Monday throughout the Green River District Health Department's seven-county district.

Counties with new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday in the GRDHD district:

  • Daviess County: 22 new positive cases
  • Hancock County: 2 new positive cases
  • Henderson County: 31 new positive cases
  • McLean County: 4 new positive cases
  • Ohio County: 2 new positive cases
  • Union County: 11 new positive cases
  • Webster County: 5 new positive cases

The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the GRDHD district is now 4,148.

GRDHD says last week was its largest number of cases in a single week, with 473 new positive cases of the virus being reported, surpassing the previous week's record-breaking number of 450 new positive cases

The past week also saw 20 COVID-19 related deaths in the seven-county region - or 35% of the deaths reported in the district since the beginning of the pandemic.

Here's a summary for each county within the district:

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 80,292 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,252 statewide deaths.

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