Ky. reports 275 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

Ky. reports 275 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths
Gov. Andy Beshear announced 275 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday afternoon. (Source: WFIE)

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced 275 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday afternoon.

Kentucky is reporting that 437,312 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 3.48% statewide.

As of Sunday, 6,338 people have died across the commonwealth due to complications with COVID-19.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported one new COVID-19 case on Sunday.

This brings the countywide number to 2,863 total cases. Out of these reported cases, 2,794 residents have fully recovered.

Muhlenberg County now has 10 active cases.

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccination eligibility has expanded to include Phases 1, 2, and 3.

Anyone age 16 or older is eligible for Pfizer, and anyone age 18 and older is eligible for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.

Visit healthdepartment.org or call your local county health department to be placed on our scheduling list.

Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Information Kentucky residents can visit vaccine.ky.gov to determine which phase they are in, find a vaccine location, and sign-up for update notifications.

Additional COVID-19 vaccine information can be found at vaccinefinder.org Retail pharmacies and health centers are also providing COVID-19 vaccinations.

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine dashboard and information: https://govstatus.egov.com/ky-covid-vaccine.

Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline: 800-722-5725 can answer general COVID-19 vaccine questions.

Owensboro Health - You can make a new COVID-19 vaccination appointment online at owensborohealth.org/vaccine or by calling central scheduling at 270-685-7100.

Deaconess in Henderson County and Union County – COVID-19 vaccine information can be found at https://www.deaconess.com/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Vaccine.

Ohio County Healthcare - To schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment visit https://ochcares.com/COVID or call 270-215-9082 Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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

  • Daviess Co. - 10,137 cases, 176 deaths, 9,172 recovered
  • Muhlenberg Co. - 2,863 cases, 59 deaths, 2,794 recovered
  • Hopkins Co. - 4,121 cases, 133 deaths, 3,775 recovered
  • Ohio Co. - 2,466 cases, 55 deaths, 2,229 recovered
  • Henderson Co. - 4,479 cases, 75 deaths, 3,900 recovered
  • Webster Co. - 1,189 cases, 20 deaths, 1,041 recovered
  • McLean Co. - 851 cases, 28 deaths, 778 recovered
  • Union Co. - 1,268 cases, 15 deaths, 1,158 recovered
  • Hancock Co. - 828 cases, 16 deaths, 741 recovered

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