Green River District Health Department confirms 6 new positive COVID-19 cases

Green River District Health Department confirms 6 new positive COVID-19 cases

DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Green River District Health Department officials confirm five new positive cases of COVID-19 in Daviess County, and one new case in Henderson County.

They say that Henderson County resident is a 61-year-old man.

In Daviess County, the new confirmed cases include:

  • 48-year-old man
  • 48-year-old woman
  • 23-year-old woman
  • 69-year-old man
  • 58-year-old woman

[Kentucky’s Coronavirus Website]

According to officials with Green River District Health Department, so far none of the cases have required hospitalization and all patients are being isolated in their homes until they are well and unable to spread the virus.

Officials say they are continuing to conduct contact investigations and well ensure those people are given appropriate guidance and instructions.

We’re learning that one of those new cases in Daviess County was an employee at Glenmore Distillery in Owensboro.

Glenmore is a Sazerac company.

In a statement sent to us this evening, Sazerac Public Relations Manager Amy Preske confirms the distillery is halting operations while a third party cleaning company sanitized the location, per CDC guidelines.

According to a letter we received tonight, workers at the facility who were considered at-risk for having been exposed to COVID-19 will be notified directly.

Watch our interview below with Green River District Health Department’s Public Health Director Clayton Horton.

Green River District Health Department's Public Health Director interview.

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