Coronavirus in Daviess County: One Additional Case, 3 Recovered
As the Green River District Health Department shares the daily report, it looks like being #HealthyAtHome is starting to pay off.
On Monday April 13th, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported one additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Daviess County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 130. Ten people in the district are currently hospitalized. Of the 130 confirmed cases in the district, 28 have required hospitalization. Six of the cases in the district have recovered since the last update from the health department– 3 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 1 in Ohio County, and 1 in Webster County.
“It is crucial we do everything we can to stop the spread of COVID-19. Stay home, avoid crowds, wash your hands, and practice physical social distancing – staying at least 6 feet away from others. We have to stick with this strategy. Although there seems to be a slowdown in new confirmed cases, it doesn’t mean we let our guard down.” said Clay Horton, Public Health Director. “We all play a part in stopping the spread of COVID-19.”
Additional demographic information includes:
Average age: 50
Age range: 18 – 92
Male – 41.5%
Female – 58.5%
To help answer the community’s questions about COVID-19, the Kentucky Department for Public health has set up a website with the latest guidance and information for Kentucky residents. The site can be accessed at www.kycovid19.ky.gov. The public can also call the Kentucky COVID-19 hotline at 800-722-5725.