KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is reporting 751 new COVID-19 cases.
“We are on a positive trajectory – we are leading all of our seven border states in administering at least one dose of the vaccine and our positivity rate continues to decline – but we need to keep working hard and not give up,” said Gov. Beshear. “We need every eligible Kentuckian to join the team and get the first vaccine available to them.”
He’s also reporting 13 new deaths and ten new audit deaths.
The Hopkins County Health Department reported two new COVID-19 related deaths and 54 cases over the past week. Since the pandemic started, they have had 4,080 total cases with 3,775 residents who recovered.
Hopkins County currently has 174 active cases in the community.
On Tuesday, the Green River District Health Department reported 34 additional COVID-19 cases.
Of those new cases, 20 are in Daviess County, five are in Ohio County, four are in Henderson County, two are in Union County, and there is one new case in each Hancock, McLean and Webster counties.
Green River health officials say a previously reported death from Daviess County was determined not to be COVID-19 related.
The district has recorded a total of 20,762 cases since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of those reported cases, officials say 18,631 residents of the seven-county district recovered.
Muhlenberg County is reporting six new cases in the county.
Those 40 and older can start getting their shot after an order from Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear.
Here are the all-time totals of confirmed positive cases and deaths in our area of Kentucky:
- Daviess Co. - 9,905 cases, 174 deaths, 8,955 recovered
- Muhlenberg Co. - 2,841 cases, 56 deaths, 2,752 recovered
- Hopkins Co. - 4,080 cases, 131 deaths, 3,775 recovered
- Ohio Co. - 2,438 cases, 53 deaths, 2,202 recovered
- Henderson Co. - 4,369 cases, 71 deaths, 3,819 recovered
- Webster Co. - 1,168 cases, 19 deaths, 1,028 recovered
- McLean Co. - 838 cases, 28 deaths, 767 recovered
- Union Co. - 1,242 cases, 15 deaths, 1,136 recovered
- Hancock Co. - 802 cases, 16 deaths, 724 recovered