KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced 477 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 additional deaths on Wednesday afternoon.
Kentucky is currently reporting that 20,677 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, at least 5,475 state residents have fully recovered from the virus.
As of Wednesday, 645 people have died across the commonwealth due to complications with COVID-19.
The Muhlenberg Health Department confirmed five new COVID-19 cases, as well as reported four probable cases on Wednesday.
This brings the countywide number to 580 total cases. Out of these cases, 533 people have fully recovered from the virus.
The Green River District Health Department is reporting 15 additional COVID-19 cases.
Of those new cases, 12 are in Daviess County, two are in McLean County and one is in Ohio County.
Green River health officials say they’ve had a total of 1,163 confirmed cases in the district. Of those total cases, they’ve had 939 recoveries.
The Hopkins County Health Department website shows 10 new COVID-19 cases. They’ve now had a total of 319 confirmed positive cases. Of those total cases, 222 have recovered.
During their weekly COVID-19 update, Hopkins County officials said they have 63 active cases in the county.
You can watch their weekly update here.
The Green River District Health Department is offering free COVID-19 testing this week. To schedule an appointment, visit the GRDHD website.
Here are the current numbers in our area of Kentucky:
- Muhlenberg Co. - 565 cases, 8 deaths
- Daviess Co. - 524 cases, 7 deaths, 435 recovered
- Hopkins Co. - 319 cases, 34 deaths, 222 recovered
- Ohio Co. - 271 cases, 1 death, 211 recovered
- Henderson Co. - 216 cases, 4 deaths, 174 recovered
- Webster Co. - 56 cases, 47 recovered
- McLean Co. - 33 cases, 1 death, 27 recovered
- Union Co. - 29 cases, 26 recovered
- Hancock Co. - 30 cases, 19 recovered