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Over 300 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Identified in Western Kentucky

In its highest report in recent weeks, the Green River District Health Department said Friday that 302 new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified within its western Kentucky area.

Posted: Jul 30, 2021 11:23 AM
Updated: Jul 30, 2021 11:43 AM

The Green River District Health Department says all of the counties in its western Kentucky area are now areas of "high or substantial transmission" of COVID-19.

In the health department's Friday report, it said it had identified 302 new positive cases of COVID-19 in its seven-county area - the highest number of new positive cases reported in the area in recent weeks.

Previous Report: GRDHD Reports 250 New Positive COVID-19 Cases

New positive cases reported by GRDHD Friday:

  • Daviess County: 108 new positive cases
  • Hancock County: 4 new positive cases
  • Henderson County: 90 new positive cases
  • McLean County: 13 new positive cases
  • Ohio County: 37 new positive cases
  • Union County: 24 new positive cases
  • Webster County: 26 new positive cases

In addition to those new positive cases announced Friday, GRDHD said 164 cases of the virus had been added to the district's totals from "data reconciliation."

Altogether, GRDHD says 24,044 total positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the seven-county area to date.

Here's a breakdown of where each county in the district currently stands:

Evansville
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Owensboro
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Hi: 81° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 71°
Princeton
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Feels Like: 73°
Madisonville
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Hi: 83° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 73°
Jasper
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