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Hopkins Co. Schools reports over 100 total COVID-19 cases

25 new cases confirmed in Muhlenberg Co.
Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 5:29 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2021 at 5:38 PM CDT
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KENTUCKY (WFIE) - The Hopkins County School District confirms it has over 100 positive COVID-19 cases district-wide.

Numbers posted on the school district’s Facebook page Wednesday showed 89 students and 17 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

More than 200 students and staff members have been deemed close contacts.

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported 25 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

Out of these 25 new cases, health officials say 19 patients were unvaccinated, two were partially vaccinated and three were fully vaccinated. The one other case was too young to be eligible for the vaccine.

This brings the countywide number to 4,534 total cases.

Muhlenberg County now has 355 active cases.

Kentucky residents can visit vaccine.ky.gov to find a vaccine location.

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

  • Daviess Co. - 13,997 cases, 213 deaths, 51.53% vaccinated
  • Muhlenberg Co. - 4,534 cases, 78 deaths
  • Hopkins Co. - 5,929 cases, 162 deaths
  • Ohio Co. - 3,519 cases, 61 deaths, 35.69% vaccinated
  • Henderson Co. - 6,678 cases, 90 deaths, 39.69% vaccinated
  • Webster Co. - 2,022 cases, 28 deaths, 39.69% vaccinated
  • McLean Co. - 1,177 cases, 32 deaths, 43.08% vaccinated
  • Union Co. - 2,100 cases, 20 deaths, 32.70% vaccinated
  • Hancock Co. - 1,113 cases, 17 deaths, 49.91% vaccinated

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