Hopkins County Reports New COVID-19 Death

Another Hopkins County has passed away from COIVD-19, the Hopkins County Health Department reported on Thursday.

Posted: Sep 17, 2020 12:58 PM

An additional COVID-19 death was reported in Kentucky's Hopkins County on Thursday, Sept. 17.

The Hopkins County Health Department reported the new death on Thursday, marking the 38th total COVID-19 death within the county so far.

HCHD also reported two new positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the number of identified positive COVID-19 cases in the county to date to 576 in total.

The health department says 75 of the county's total COVID-19 cases are tied to long term care, while 501 are not.

So far, 473 Hopkins County residents have recovered from COVID-19, showing a recovery rate of 82.11% in the county.

Before Thursday's update, the local health department reported the last COVID-19 death in the county on Sept. 14.

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