The Green River District Health Department reported that there are 17 additional COVID-19 confirmed cases in the district, 12 new cases in Daviess County. The total number of reported cases in the district now stands at 461 and 230 have recovered. Here's the statistics you need to know.

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On Wednesday May 6th, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 17 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 12 in Daviess County, 2 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 1 in Ohio County, and 1 in Union County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 461. Twenty-three people in the district are currently hospitalized. Of the 461 confirmed cases in the district, 55 (12%) have required hospitalization. The district-wide total of recovered cases is now 230 (50%). As of May 5, 2020 the state of Kentucky was reporting 5,822 confirmed cased of COVID-19 and 275 statewide deaths.

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.

Green River District Health Department

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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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