New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Daviess and Henderson Counties

New COVID-19 deaths were reported in western Kentucky on Wednesday in Henderson and Daviess counties.

Posted: Apr 7, 2021 12:09 PM
Updated: Apr 7, 2021 12:12 PM

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.

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