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Ohio County Reports New COVID-19 Death

A new COVID-19 death was reported in Ohio County, Kentucky, on Wednesday, July 29.

Posted: Jul 29, 2020 1:13 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2020 1:16 PM

The Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported one new COVID-19 death in Ohio County on Wednesday, July 29. That brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Ohio County to six.

GRDHD also reported 17 new positive cases of COVID-19 throughout its seven-county district on Wednesday:

  • Daviess County - 11 new positive cases
  • Henderson County - 4 new positive cases
  • Ohio County - 1 new positive case
  • Webster County - 1 new positive case

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the seven-county GRDHD district is now 1,500.

Currently, 30 COVID-19 patients within the district are hospitalized. Of the 1,500 total confirmed cases in the district, 138 (9%) total have required hospitalization to date.

The district-wide total of recovered patients is now 1,229, showing an 82% recovery rate.

Here's a breakdown of the COVID-19 numbers for each county within the GRDHD district:

Evansville
Cloudy
72° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 72°
Owensboro
Cloudy
72° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 72°
Princeton
Mostly Cloudy
73° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 73°
Madisonville
Cloudy
74° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 74°
Jasper
Mostly Cloudy
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Hi: 83° Lo: 66°
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Early-morning fog will be possible by daybreak tomorrow. Clouds will increase from the south through midday. Scattered showers and storms will develop by the evening and increase in coverage after sunset. Expect highs to approach the low-80s.
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