The Hopkins County Health Department said Monday that six new COVID-19 deaths had been identified throughout the county over the past week.
According to the health department, the number of COVID-19 deaths throughout Hopkins County since the pandemic began reached 139 total following Monday's reported increase.
HCHD also said Monday that 33 new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified throughout the county over the past week. That brought the total number of positive cases identified in Hopkins County to date to 4,154.
According to the health department, 3937 total residents of the county have recovered from the virus so far.
Recently, the health department said that the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19, also known as the "UK variant", had been detected in a patient in the county, but no further information on the variant's presence in the county has been released as of now.