New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Henderson and Webster Counties

There were new COVID-19 deaths reported in both Henderson County and Webster County on Wednesday by the Green River District Health Department.

Posted: Oct 14, 2020 11:41 AM
Updated: Oct 14, 2020 11:42 AM

The Green River District Health Department on Wednesday said that new COVID-19 deaths had occurred in both Henderson County and Webster County, Kentucky.

After Wednesday's report of one new COVID-19 death in Henderson County, 22 total residents of the county are now confirmed to have died from COVID-19.

With Webster County's Wednesday report of one new COVID-19 death, there are now four total COVID-19 deaths in that county.

54 new positive cases of COVID-19 were also reported by GRDHD throughout its seven-county district on Wednesday:

  • Daviess County: 10 new positive cases
  • Hancock County: 3 new positive cases
  • Henderson County: 24 new positive cases
  • McLean County: 2 new positive cases
  • Ohio County: 2 new positive cases
  • Union County: 7 new positive cases
  • Webster County: 6 new positive cases

Following Wednesday's increases, 4,257 total positive COVID-19 cases have now been identified throughout the district.

Here's a summary of each county within the district via GRDHD:

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 81,691 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,269 statewide deaths.

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