Muhlenberg Co. reports 1 new COVID-19 death

Daviess Co. confirms 1 additional coronavirus case

Muhlenberg Co. reports 1 new COVID-19 death
Kentucky coronavirus (Source: wfie)

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported Sunday that another person in the community has died from complications with COVID-19.

County health officials consider this case a probable COVID-19 death.

This is now the 7th reported coronavirus-related death in Muhlenberg County since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Muhlenberg County reported no new cases on Sunday.

The Green River District Health Department reports one new coronavirus case

Health officials say that case is in Daviess County.

[Kentucky Coronavirus Website]

They say the district-wide total of recovered cases is now at 390 (67.5%).

The Green River District says testing will be available in McLean and Webster County on Tuesday, May 19. They say will also provide testing from their mobile unit in Ohio County on Tuesday.

To schedule an appointment, click here.

Here are the case numbers for our Kentucky counties.

  • Muhlenberg Co. - 476 cases, 7 deaths
  • Daviess Co. - 286 cases, 4 deaths
  • Ohio Co. - 128 cases
  • Henderson Co. - 95 cases, 3 deaths
  • Webster Co. - 33 cases
  • McLean Co. - 20 cases, 1 death
  • Union Co. - 9 cases
  • Hancock Co. - 6 cases

The Green River District Health Department does not include Muhlenberg and Hopkins County.

Hopkins County officials reported 216 cases, 27 deaths on Friday.

These are the numbers for food plant workers in our area reported Friday. 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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