GRDHD Report 7 New COVID-19 Cases in Daviess County, 1 New Death
The Green River District Health Department reported 8 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases. 7 reported in Daviess County and 1 new case in Ohio County. An additional COVID-19 related death was reported in Daviess County. This is sad news and why it's important to stay #HealthyAtHome.
According to the Green River District Health Department, the total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is now 127. There have been a total of three deaths, 2 in Daviess County and 1 in McLean County. As of April 10th, 10 people in the district are currently hospitalized. Five additional previously confirmed cases are now reported as recovered - 2 in Daviess County, 2 in Henderson County, and 1 in Ohio County. The total recovered cases in the district is now 51.
“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. With this being Easter weekend, staying home is going to be especially tough. But we have to stick with this strategy.” said Clay Horton, Public Health Director. “We all play a part in stopping the spread of COVID19.”
As of 9:00 AM April 10, 2020 total reported cases in Green River District by county are:
Additional demographic information includes:
Average age: 50
Age range: 18 – 85
Male – 40.8%
Female – 59.2%
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.