The Green River District Health Department said Wednesday that new COVID-19 deaths had been identified in Henderson and Daviess Counties.
One new death was identified in each county on Wednesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Daviess County to date to 174 and the total number of deaths in Henderson County to 72.
Throughout the seven-county GRDHD district, the new deaths reported Wednesday brought the COVID-19 death toll to 377.
Additionally, GRDHD said that 27 new positive cases of the virus had been identified Wednesday.
New COVID-19 Cases Reported Wednesday by GRDHD:
- Daviess County: 14 new cases
- Hancock County: 5 new cases
- Henderson County: 2 new cases
- McLean County: 1 new case
- Ohio County: 2 new cases
- Union County: 3 new cases
GRDHD says that now, 20,935 total positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified throughout the district to date.
Here's a COVID-19 breakdown for each county in the GRDHD district:
Just outside of the GRDHD area in Hopkins County, the health department says a case of the contagious COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7, otherwise known as the "UK Variant," has been identified.
The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 429,841 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6,184 statewide deaths.