The Green River District Health Department reported that there are 21 additional COVID-19 confirmed cases in the district, 9 new cases in Daviess County. The total number of reported cases in the district now stands at 386 and 181 have recovered. Here's the statistics you need to know.

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On Friday May 1st, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 21 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 9 in Daviess County, 4 in Henderson County, 3 in McLean County, 4 in Ohio County, and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 386. Twenty people in the district are currently hospitalized. Of the 386 confirmed cases in the district, 48 (12%) have required hospitalization. The district-wide total of recovered cases is now 181 (47%). As of April 30, 2020 the state of Kentucky was reporting 4,708 confirmed cased of COVID-19 and 240 statewide deaths.

We all play a part in stopping 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 can’t let our guard down.” said Clay Horton, Public Health Director. “We are happy to have been given the opportunity to help expand testing resources in our community. This is just one more piece to fulfilling our testing needs. We are thankful of all the help and support we get from our partners in the health care sector who are also continuing to provide COVID-19 testing for our community as well.”

The cases being reported from the Green River District Health Department have been investigated and confirmed locally. These cases are then reported to the Kentucky Department for Public Health.

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Additional demographic information includes:

Average age: 44
Age range: 7 months old – 93
Male – 54.3%
Female – 45.7%

Green River District Health Department

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.

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