KY surpasses 19k total COVID-19 cases

Muhlenberg Co. confirms 6 new coronavirus cases

KY surpasses 19k total COVID-19 cases
Kentucky coronavirus (Source: wfie)

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced 453 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths on Saturday afternoon.

Kentucky is currently reporting that 19,121 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, 5,258 residents have fully recovered.

As of Saturday, 622 people have died across the commonwealth due to complications with COVID-19.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department confirmed six additional COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

This brings the countywide number to 564 total cases. Out of these people who have tested positive, 518 residents have fully recovered from the virus.

The Green River District Health Department reported 16 new coronavirus cases.

Of those 16 cases, two are in Daviess County, eight in Henderson County, five in Ohio County, and one in Webster County.

The district-wide total of recovered cases is now at 888.

The health department is offering free COVID-19 testing. To schedule an appointment, visit the GRDHD website.

Green River District testing site locations
Green River District testing site locations (Source: Green River District Health Department)

Here are the current numbers in our area of Kentucky:

  • Muhlenberg Co. - 564 cases, 8 deaths
  • Daviess Co. - 486 cases, 7 deaths, 417 recovered
  • Hopkins Co. - 292 cases, 34 deaths, 208 recovered
  • Ohio Co. - 237 cases, 197 recovered
  • Henderson Co. - 210 cases, 4 deaths, 164 recovered
  • Webster Co. - 53 cases, 40 recovered
  • McLean Co. - 29 cases, 1 death, 26 recovered
  • Union Co. - 28 cases, 26 recovered
  • Hancock Co. - 24 cases, 18 recovered

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