Green River District reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Green River District reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths
(Source: WFIE)

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - On Thursday, the Green River District Health Department reported 32 additional COVID-19 cases.

Of those new cases, 19 are in Daviess County, four are in Webster County, three are in Union County, there are two in both Hancock and Henderson counties, and one in both McLean and Ohio counties.

Green River officials say after a review by the state mortality committee, a previously reported death from Daviess County was determined not to be COVID-19 related.

The district has recorded a total of 20,821 cases since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of those reported cases, officials say 18,682 residents of the seven-county region have recovered from the virus.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported two new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

This brings the countywide number to 2,846 total cases. Out of these reported cases, 2,767 residents have fully recovered.

Muhlenberg County now has 23 active cases.

Those 40 and older in Kentucky can get their shot.

The governor announced on Wednesday that state residents age 16 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Monday, April 5.

Here are the all-time totals of confirmed positive cases and deaths in our area of Kentucky:

  • Daviess Co. - 9,941 cases, 173 deaths, 8,979 recovered
  • Muhlenberg Co. - 2,844 cases, 56 deaths, 2,767 recovered
  • Hopkins Co. - 4,080 cases, 131 deaths, 3,775 recovered
  • Ohio Co. - 2,439 cases, 53 deaths, 2,207 recovered
  • Henderson Co. - 4,377 cases, 71 deaths, 3,836 recovered
  • Webster Co. - 1,172 cases, 19 deaths, 1,029 recovered
  • McLean Co. - 841 cases, 28 deaths, 768 recovered
  • Union Co. - 1,246 cases, 15 deaths, 1,139 recovered
  • Hancock Co. - 805 cases, 16 deaths, 724 recovered

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