KY Gov. Beshear announces 258 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths

Hopkins Co. reports 33rd COVID-19 death, 11 new cases in Green River District

KY Gov. Beshear announces 258 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths
(Source: WFIE)

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced 258 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths on Friday afternoon.

Kentucky is currently reporting that 13,454 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, 3,516 residents have fully recovered from the virus.

As of Friday, 522 people have died across the commonwealth due to complications with COVID-19.

The Hopkins County Health Department coronavirus website is showing they’ve had their 33rd COVID-19 related death and four new cases.

They’ve now had a confirmed total of 228 cases and 189 recoveries.

Green River District Health Department is reporting 11 additional cases Friday.

Of those new cases, eight are in Daviess County, one is in Hancock County, one is in Henderson County and one in Union County.

Green River health officials say they’ve had 815 confirmed cases in the district with 709 people now recovered.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported one new confirmed COVID-19 case on Friday.

This brings the countywide number to 507 total cases, including 458 people who have since fully recovered from the virus.

Here are the current numbers in our area of Kentucky:

  • Muhlenberg Co. - 507 cases, 8 deaths
  • Hopkins Co. - 228 cases, 33 deaths, 189 recovered
  • Daviess Co. - 376 cases, 7 deaths, 331 recovered
  • Ohio Co. - 190 cases, 171 recovered
  • Henderson Co. - 151 cases, 4 deaths, 121 recovered
  • Webster Co. - 36 cases, 35 recovered
  • McLean Co. - 26 cases, 1 death, 25 recovered
  • Union Co. - 22 cases, 16 recovered
  • Hancock Co. - 14 cases, 10 recovered

The Green River District Health Department is offering free COVID-19 testing. To schedule an appointment visit the GRDHD website and follow the COVID-19 Test prompts. You must be preregistered to be tested.

GRDHD testing schedule
GRDHD testing schedule (Source: GRDHD)

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