The Green River District Health Department reported that there are 15 additional COVID-19 confirmed cases in the district, 5 new cases in Daviess County. The total number of reported cases in the district now stands at 476 and 241 have recovered. Here's the statistics you need to know.

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On Thursday May 7th, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 15 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 5 in Daviess County, 3 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, and 6 in Ohio County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 476. Twenty-four people in the district are currently hospitalized. Of the 476 confirmed cases in the district, 58 (12%) have required hospitalization. The district-wide total of recovered cases is now 241 (51%). As of May 6, 2020 the state of Kentucky was reporting 5,934 confirmed cased of COVID-19 and 283 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

Additional demographic information includes:

Average age: 44
Age range: 7 months old – 93
Male – 54.6%
Female – 45.4%

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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