COVID-19 Update: District Daily Roundup, 22 New Cases
The Green River District Health Department reported that there are 22 additional COVID-19 confirmed cases in the district, 11 in Daviess County. The total number of reported cases in the district now stands at 241 and 120 have recovered. Here's the statistics you need to know.
On Wednesday April 22nd, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 22 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 11 in Daviess County, 1 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 1 in Ohio County, 1 in Union County, and 7 in Webster County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 241. Fourteen people in the district are currently hospitalized. Of the 241 confirmed cases in the district, 41 (17%) have required hospitalization. The district-wide total of recovered cases is now 120 (49.7%).
“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 have to stick with this strategy. We can’t let our guard down.” said Clay Horton, Public Health Director. “We expect to see more new cases. It is crucial we do everything we can to stop the spread of COVID-19.”
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.
Additional demographic information includes:
Average age: 46
Age range: 15 – 93
Male – 50.2%
Female – 49.8%
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.