KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced 778 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Friday afternoon.
Kentucky is currently reporting that 30,151 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 5.43%.
Out of these reported cases, 7,481 state residents have fully recovered from the virus.
The Governor says 23 new cases were from children ages five and younger.
As of Friday, 735 people have died across the commonwealth due to complications with COVID-19.
You can watch Gov. Beshear’s full Friday update in the video below:
The Green River District Health Department reported 18 additional COVID-19 cases on Friday.
Of those new cases, eight are in Daviess County, five are in Henderson County, three are in Hancock County, and there is one new case in both Union and Webster counties.
Green River health officials say there have been 1,552 confirmed cases in the district. They say 1,262 people have recovered from the virus.
The Hopkins County Health Department website is showing four new COVID-19 cases. They’ve now had a total of 388 confirmed cases in the county as well as 303 recoveries.
The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported one additional confirmed COVID-19 case.
This brings the countywide number to 615 total cases. Out of these reported cases, 571 people have fully recovered from the virus.
Here are the numbers in our area of Kentucky:
- Daviess Co. - 688 cases, 7 deaths, 563 recovered
- Muhlenberg Co. - 614 cases, 9 deaths, 571 recovered
- Hopkins Co. - 388 cases, 34 deaths, 303 recovered
- Ohio Co. - 348 cases, 6 death, 292 recovered
- Henderson Co. - 305 cases, 4 deaths, 237 recovered
- Webster Co. - 79 cases, 1 death, 62 recovered
- McLean Co. - 41 cases, 1 death, 36 recovered
- Union Co. - 51 cases, 40 recovered
- Hancock Co. - 40 cases, 32 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.