On Friday, the Green River District Health Department reported four new COVID-19 deaths within its seven-county Kentucky district.
One of the new COVID-19 deaths was reported in Daviess County, where 31 total COVID-19 deaths are now confirmed.
In Hancock County, one new COVID-19 death was also reported, bringing the total number of deaths there to three.
Henderson County had two new COVID-19 deaths reported Friday, which brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in that county to 36 - the highest death toll of any county within the GRDHD district.
The health department also reported 74 new positive cases of COVID-19 throughout the district on Friday.
- Daviess County: 30 new positive cases
- Hancock County: 6 new positive cases
- Henderson County: 18 new positive cases
- McLean County: 2 new positive cases
- Ohio County: 8 new positive cases
- Union County: 5 new positive cases
- Webster County: 5 new positive cases
With Friday's reported increases, the total number of identified COVID-19 cases within the district rose to 5,198.
Oct. 30 COVID-19 Summary via GRDHD:
GRDHD is offering free COVID-19 testing to any resident within its seven-county district.
As of Thursday, 68 Kentucky counties were in the state's COVID-19 Red Zone, and 101,494 total positive cases of the virus were being reported statewide, as were 1,442 total COVID-19 deaths.