New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Henderson and Hopkins Counties

New COVID-19 deaths were reported on Monday in both Henderson County and Hopkins County by local health officials.

Posted: Dec 7, 2020 11:23 AM
Updated: Dec 7, 2020 11:26 AM

New COVID-19 deaths are being reported in two western Kentucky counties.

In the Green River District Health Department's seven-county district, one new COVID-19 death was reported Monday in Henderson County.

In Hopkins County, three new COVID-19 deaths were also reported on Monday by the Hopkins County Health Department.

Here's a closer look at the new numbers reported Monday by officials in each area:

Within the Green River District Health Department's seven-county region, 123 new positive cases of the virus were reported on Monday in addition to a new COVID-19 death.

  • Daviess County: 21 new positive cases
  • Hancock County: 3 new positive cases
  • Henderson County: 69 new positive cases, 1 new death 
  • McLean County: 2 new positive cases
  • Ohio County: 8 new positive cases
  • Union County: 16 new positive cases

A total of 9,490 positive COVID-19 cases have now been identified throughout the GRDHD district to date. You can click here to see Monday's updated summary of the numbers for each of the seven counties within the district.

In Hopkins County on Monday, the Hopkins County Health Department reported three new COVID-19 deaths. That brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths identified within the county since the pandemic began to 64.

HCHD also reported 56 new positive cases of COVID-19 within the county on Monday, bringing the total number of identified cases to date to 2,070. You can click here to see Monday's COVID-19 summary for Hopkins County.

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting over 200,000 total cases of COVID-19 with over 2,000 total deaths statewide.


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