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Hopkins Co. officials urging residents to ‘get vaccinated’ after more reported COVID deaths

13 new cases reported in Muhlenberg Co.
Published: Sep. 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM CDT
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KENTUCKY (WFIE) - The Hopkins County Health Department is sounding the alarm on recent COVID-19 deaths.

On the department’s Facebook page, county health officials wrote they have now had five people in their 40s that have died in September, as well as four deaths from people in their 50s.

Officials say all these deaths are COVID-related.

The health department is also asking people to “please get vaccinated.”

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported 13 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

This brings the countywide number to 4,818 total cases.

Muhlenberg County now has 305 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. - 14,898 cases, 226 deaths, 53.32% vaccinated
  • Muhlenberg Co. - 4,865 cases, 80 deaths
  • Hopkins Co. - 7,149 cases, 177 deaths
  • Ohio Co. - 3,863 cases, 65 deaths, 37.78% vaccinated
  • Henderson Co. - 7,163 cases, 91 deaths, 47.63% vaccinated
  • Webster Co. - 2,184 cases, 31 deaths, 43.93% vaccinated
  • McLean Co. - 1,265 cases, 33 deaths, 47.32% vaccinated
  • Union Co. - 2,224 cases, 22 deaths, 37.86% vaccinated
  • Hancock Co. - 1,217 cases, 17 deaths, 56.78% vaccinated

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