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Record Number of New COVID-19 Cases, Deaths, Reported in West Kentucky

The Green River District Health Department is reporting a record day of new positive COVID-19 cases and deaths in its western Kentucky region.

Posted: Nov 17, 2020 2:11 PM

On Tuesday, the Green River District Health Department reported a record-breaking day of new positive COVID-19 cases and deaths within its seven-county western Kentucky region.

There were 214 new positive cases of the virus reported throughout the seven-county district on Friday, in addition to 13 new COVID-19 deaths, shattering the district's previous one-day record of 156 new cases, which was set on Nov. 13.

New COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in GRDHD District by County:

  • Daviess County: 88 new positive cases, 5 new deaths
  • Hancock County: 13 new positive cases, 2 new deaths
  • Henderson County: 41 new positive cases, 1 new death
  • McLean County: 13 new positive cases, 2 new deaths
  • Ohio County: 23 new positive cases, 2 new deaths
  • Union County: 17 new positive cases
  • Webster County: 19 new positive cases, 1 new death

Now, 6,869 total positive cases of the virus have been identified throughout the seven-county district, as have 122 total COVID-19 deaths.

GRDHD Summary for Each County as of Nov. 17:

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 139,097 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,664 statewide deaths.


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