The Western Kentucky communities in Muhlenberg Countyhave been hit hard by the latest explosion of new cases across the state.
This time, the Health Department is adding 44 news cases plus another death being linked to COVID-19. That makes 80 people who have passed away in Muhlenberg County since the department started tracking those deaths last year.
There are currently 346 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in the county.
There have been 80 deaths and 4, 780 cases since the pandemic began.