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Green River District reports 6 new COVID deaths, 1,233 cases since Tues.

105 new cases reported in Muhlenberg Co.
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Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 11:27 AM CST
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KENTUCKY (WFIE) - On Friday, the Green River District Health Department reported 1,233 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and six new COVID-19 related deaths.

That’s since their last update on Tuesday.

Officials say of the new cases, 469 were in Daviess County, 286 were in Henderson County, 167 were in Ohio County, 116 were in Union County, 94 were in Webster County, 60 were in McLean County and there were 41 new cases in Hancock County.

The COVID-19 related deaths included three residents of Daviess County and three residents of Union County.

The district is now reporting an average of 413.3 cases a day.

Public Health Director Clay Horton says health officials have learned so much during the course of the pandemic, but he encourages people to remember the basics when it comes to protecting themselves.

“If you are in public or if you are in settings with lots of people,” says Horton, “wearing a well-fitting mask is something that we’ve been talking about for a long time. It’s something we talked about with the previous surges that is still very applicable and that still needs to be done.”

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported 105 new COVID-19 cases on Friday.

Health officials say they are currently managing 656 active cases.

Kentucky residents can visit vaccine.ky.gov to find vaccine locations.

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

  • Daviess Co. - 22,334 cases, 325 deaths, 57.79% vaccinated
  • Muhlenberg Co. - 7,395 cases, 101 deaths
  • Hopkins Co. - 9,671 cases, 220 deaths
  • Ohio Co. - 5,707 cases, 91 deaths, 43.20% vaccinated
  • Henderson Co. - 9,832 cases, 139 deaths, 56.55% vaccinated
  • Webster Co. - 2,921 cases, 48 deaths, 50.34% vaccinated
  • McLean Co. - 1,931 cases, 45 deaths, 53.32% vaccinated
  • Union Co. - 3,236 cases, 51 deaths, 45.52% vaccinated
  • Hancock Co. - 1,814 cases, 21 deaths, 64.45% vaccinated

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