New Positive COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Daviess and Union Counties

Health officials in western Kentucky said Monday that nine new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified within the area.

Posted: Apr 12, 2021 11:52 AM

The Green River District Health Department reported nine new positive cases of COVID-19 throughout its seven-county district Monday.

According to GRDHD, new cases of the virus were identified in Daviess and Union counties.

New Cases Reported by GRDHD Monday:

  • Daviess County: 8 new cases
  • Union County: 1 new case

According to GRDHD, the district-wide total of positive COVID-19 cases is now 21,014.

With no new COVID-19 deaths reported in the district Monday, GRDHD said the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the district remained at 380.

Here's a detailed breakdown of each county in the district via GRDHD:

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 433,085 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6,250 statewide deaths.

According to Gov. Beshear, once 2.5 million Kentuckians receive at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the majority of statewide restrictions on gatherings, social distancing, and curfews, will be lifted.

Related: Kentucky to End Most COVID-19 Restrictions Once 2.5M Residents Vaccinated

As of Monday, the state health department said that 1,556,419 Kentuckians had received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Currently, any Kentuckian who's at least 16-years-old is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the state. You can click here to see a full list of vaccine sites throughout the state.

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