Gov. Beshear reports 747 new COVID-19 cases

30 new COVID-19 cases reported in Green River District

Gov. Beshear reports 747 new COVID-19 cases
(Source: WFIE)

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - On Wednesday, the Green River District reported 30 new coronavirus cases.

Of the new cases reported, 16 were in Daviess County, 10 were in Henderson County, two were in Ohio County, and there was one new case in both Union and Webster counties.

Out of the 21,500 reported COVID-19 cases in the district, health officials say 19,300 people have recovered.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department is reporting an additional three cases. They say they’re currently managing 28 active cases.

On Wednesday, Governor Andy Beshear announced 1,742,037 Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

“This week, I’ve visited a few of our state’s most unique vaccination sites – from a mobile clinic run out of an emergency management van that can meet people where they are, to a pop-up clinic at a professional soccer game,” said Gov. Beshear. “No matter where you are, there’s a convenient, and sometimes even fun, place where you can get your shot of hope, protect yourself and save lives.”

Governor Beshear is reporting 747 new cases and nine more deaths.

The positivity rate is currently sitting at 3.11%.

For 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.

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.

For 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. - 10,282 cases, 176 deaths, 9,308 recovered
  • Muhlenberg Co. - 2,894 cases, 59 deaths, 2,798 recovered
  • Hopkins Co. - 4,247 cases, 139 deaths, 4,011 recovered
  • Ohio Co. - 2,476 cases, 54 deaths, 2,243 recovered
  • Henderson Co. - 4,565 cases, 75 deaths, 3,985 recovered
  • Webster Co. - 1,208 cases, 20 deaths, 1,056 recovered
  • McLean Co. - 858 cases, 28 deaths, 785 recovered
  • Union Co. - 1,274 cases, 15 deaths, 1,167 recovered
  • Hancock Co. - 837 cases, 16 deaths, 756 recovered

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