A new COVID-19 death was confirmed in Ohio County, Kentucky on Friday by the Green River District Health Department.
The new COVID-19 death, which GRDHD says was discovered during the state's audit of death certificates, increased Ohio County's total number of COVID-19 deaths to 55.
Throughout the seven-county GRDHD district, 380 total COVID-19 deaths have now been confirmed to date.
In addition to the new death reported in Ohio County Friday, GRDHD said that 21 new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified throughout its seven-county district.
New COVID-19 Cases Reported by GRDHD Friday:
- Daviess County: 10 new cases
- Hancock County: 1 new case
- Henderson County: 5 new cases
- Ohio County: 2 new cases
- Union County: 2 new cases
- Webster County: 1 new case
- McLean County: 0 new cases
In total, 20,972 total positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed throughout the GRDHD district to date.
The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 431,487 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6,214 statewide deaths.