KY reports over 7,400 total COVID-19 cases, 332 deaths

Green River District confirms 19 additional COVID-19 cases

KY reports over 7,400 total COVID-19 cases, 332 deaths

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - During his daily coronavirus update on Friday afternoon, Gov. Andy Beshear reported 252 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths.

Kentucky is currently reporting 7,444 positive coronavirus cases.

As of Friday, 332 people across the state have died from complications with COVID-19.

The Governor says at least 127,689 coronavirus tests have been administered throughout the commonwealth. Nearly 6,000 tests were performed over the last 24 hours.

Gov. Beshear also provided an update on the Kroger drive-thru testing location opening in Ohio County next week. He says 400 testing slots are available for people to schedule each day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The Kroger drive-thru testing site in Ohio County is open to everyone.

Click here to register for COVID-19 testing.

You can watch Gov. Beshear’s full Friday press conference in the video below:

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported two additional COVID-19 cases on Friday.

This brings the countywide number to 474 cases.

Green River District Health Department officials reported Friday that 19 additional people have tested positive for COVID-19.

Of those new cases, four are in Daviess County, four are in Henderson County, 10 are in Ohio County, and there’s one new case in Webster County.

Green River health officials say of the 570 confirmed cases in the district, 377 people have recovered.

Hopkins County health officials report no new COVID-19 cases or deaths on Friday.

You can watch their Friday update here.

[Kentucky Coronavirus Website]

Here are the case numbers for our Kentucky counties.

  • Muhlenberg Co. - 474 cases, 6 deaths
  • Daviess Co. - 281 cases, 4 deaths
  • Hopkins Co. - 216 cases, 27 deaths
  • Ohio Co. - 128 cases
  • Henderson Co. - 93 cases, 3 deaths
  • Webster Co. - 33 cases
  • McLean Co. - 20 cases, 1 death
  • Union Co. - 9 cases
  • Hancock Co. - 6 cases

These are the numbers for food plant workers in our area. Please note the worker could live in another county and would count towards county numbers there.

  • Perdue Farms, Ohio County (285 positive employees, 1 employee death)
  • Specialty Food Group, Daviess County (35 positive employees)
  • Tyson Foods (Green River), Henderson County (95 positive employees)

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