KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced 573 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Friday afternoon.
Kentucky is currently reporting that 33,796 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 5.57%.
Out of these reported cases, 8,589 state residents have fully recovered from the virus.
The Governor says 21 new cases were from children ages five and younger.
As of Friday, 764 people have died across the commonwealth due to complications with COVID-19.
On Monday, Gov. Beshear is expected to have additional guidance for Kentucky’s bars and restaurants.
The Green River District Health Department is reporting 16 additional COVID-19 cases Friday.
Of those new cases, nine are in Henderson County, six are in Daviess County and one is in Webster County.
Green River health officials say they now have 1,661 confirmed cases in the district. They say 1,450 people have recovered.
The Hopkins County Health Department website is showing four new COVID-19 cases. The county has had a total of 407 cases and 320 recoveries.
The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported one additional COVID-19 case on Friday.
This brings the countywide number to 619 total cases. Out of these reported cases, 588 people have fully recovered from the virus.
Here are the numbers in our area of Kentucky:
- Daviess Co. - 730 cases, 8 deaths, 649 recovered
- Muhlenberg Co. - 619 cases, 10 deaths, 588 recovered
- Hopkins Co. - 407 cases, 34 deaths, 320 recovered
- Ohio Co. - 360 cases, 8 death, 320 recovered
- Henderson Co. - 334 cases, 4 deaths, 279 recovered
- Webster Co. - 90 cases, 1 death, 73 recovered
- McLean Co. - 44 cases, 1 death, 39 recovered
- Union Co. - 59 cases, 50 recovered
- Hancock Co. - 44 cases, 40 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.