KY surpasses 69k total COVID-19 cases

Green River District reports 43 new coronavirus cases; Hopkins Co. up 10 cases

KY surpasses 69k total COVID-19 cases
(Source: WFIE)

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - During the state’s coronavirus update, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 910 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 17 additional deaths on Wednesday afternoon.

Kentucky is currently reporting that 69,728 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.11% statewide.

The Governor says 146 new cases were from children ages 18 and younger.

As of Thursday, 1,191 people have died across the commonwealth due to complications with COVID-19.

State officials released their guidelines for how Kentuckians can safely celebrate Halloween this year.

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You can watch Gov. Beshear’s full Thursday press conference in the video below:

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 43 additional COVID-19 cases Thursday.

Of those new cases, 22 are in Daviess County, nine are in Henderson County, five are in Union County, four are in Webster County, two are in McLean County, and there’s one new case in Ohio County.

Green River health officials say they have had a total of 3,377 confirmed cases throughout the district. They say 2,767 people have recovered from the virus.

The Hopkins County Health Department Website is showing 10 new coronavirus cases Thursday. They have had 662 total cases with 506 recoveries.

They currently have 118 active cases in Hopkins County.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported five additional COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

This brings the countywide number to 812 total cases. Out of these reported cases, 745 residents have fully recovered.

Here are the numbers in our area of Kentucky:

  • Daviess Co. - 1,417 cases, 16 deaths, 1,197 recovered
  • Muhlenberg Co. - 807 cases, 12 deaths, 739 recovered
  • Hopkins Co. - 662 cases, 38 deaths, 506 recovered
  • Ohio Co. - 480 cases, 9 death, 429 recovered
  • Henderson Co. - 793 cases, 5 deaths, 605 recovered
  • Webster Co. - 170 cases, 3 death, 137 recovered
  • McLean Co. - 86 cases, 1 death, 73 recovered
  • Union Co. - 351 cases, 3 death, 262 recovered
  • Hancock Co. - 80 cases, 64 recovered

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