The Muhlenberg County Health Department on Wednesday reported a new COVID-19 death within the community.
The new death reported Wednesday comes as the county's 40th total COVID-19 death to date, according to MCHD.
MCHD also said Wednesday that 21 new positive cases of the virus had been identified within the county, bringing to 2,314 the total number of Muhlenberg County residents now known to have tested positive for COVID-19 to date.
The health department says it's currently managing 312 active cases of the virus.
MCHD will be conducting free COVID-19 testing at two locations in the coming days:
- Jan. 20, 2021: Graham Fire Department
- Jan. 25, 2021: Dunmor Fire Department
Individuals seeking a test at either location are asked to call 270-754-3200 and schedule an appointment.