Posey County Reports First COVID-19 Death

A Posey County resident has died from COVID-19, marking the first novel coronavirus death within the county, the local health department announced on Wednesday.

Posted: Sep 9, 2020 2:32 PM
Updated: Sep 9, 2020 2:37 PM

The Posey County Health Department said on Wednesday, Sept. 9, that a resident of the county had died from COVID-19.

According to PCHD, the county's first death wasn't listed in the Indiana State Department of Health's statewide Wednesday update and may take a few days to appear on the state health department's COVID-19 dashboard.

Six more Posey County residents on Wednesday were also confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19, which brought the county's total number of identified cases to date to 242.

PCHD said that the six individuals who on Wednesday were confirmed to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus were placed on strict home isolation and that anyone identified as a close-contact to the new positive cases would also be placed on a 14 day home quarantine.

Evansville
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 68°
Owensboro
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 68°
Princeton
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 71°
Madisonville
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 70°
Jasper
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 68°
A taste of fall was in the air today in the Tri-State and it will hang around for a few days. Lows tonight dropping to the lower 40's and highs on Sunday upper 60's to near 70.
WEVV 4K Doppler Radar
WEVV 7-Day Forecast
WEVV Watches & Warnings

Latest Video

Image

HERITAGE HILLS GIBSON SOUTHERN BOYS SOCCER

Image

MEMORIAL JASPER GIRLS SOCCER

Image

New Harmony Area Affected by Friday Nights Storm

Image

USI Students Respond to Possible Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

Image

HENDERSON COUNTY DAVIESS COUNTY 44 BLITZ

Image

BOONVILLE GIBSON SOUTHERN 44 BLITZ

Image

CENTRAL NORTH 44 BLITZ

Image

JASPER VINCENNES LINCOLN 44 BLITZ

Image

MEMORIAL CASTLE 44 BLITZ

Image

MATER DEI REITZ 44 BLITZ

Community Events