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Western Kentucky Sees Spike of New Positive COVID-19 Cases

Over 700 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in western Kentucky on Tuesday by the Green River District Health Department, with 350 of those new cases identified in Daviess County alone.

Posted: Sep 7, 2021 2:55 PM
Updated: Sep 7, 2021 2:57 PM

The Green River District Health Department said Tuesday that it had identified another 766 new positive cases of COVID-19 in its seven-county western Kentucky district.

According to GRDHD, 350 of those new positive cases of the virus were identified in Daviess County alone.

Additionally, GRDHD said Tuesday that five new COVID-19 deaths had been identified in its area.

Here's where the new COVID-19 cases and deaths were reported Tuesday:

  • Daviess County: 350 new cases
  • Hancock County: 36 new cases, 1 new death
  • Henderson County: 191 new cases, 1 new death
  • McLean County: 16 new cases
  • Ohio County: 72 new cases, 2 new deaths
  • Union County: 47 new cases, 1 new death
  • Webster County: 54 new cases

According to GRDHD, the newly reported cases were investigated between Sept. 3 and Sept. 6.

The health department says that now, there have been 30,606 total positive cases of COVID-19 in the seven-county district to date, with 461 total COVID-19 deaths.

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

The state of Kentucky is currently reporting 592,489 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 7,845 statewide deaths.

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