GRDHD Reports 6 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
The Green River District Health Department just reported six additional confirmed COVID-19 cases. Five in Daviess County and one in Henderson County. The total number of cases reported in the district is now 101.
“In the days and weeks ahead we expect to see more new cases and an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations.” said Clay Horton, Public Health Director. “We all play a part in this effort and 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. The lab confirmed cases are only a portion of what is in the community.”
As of April 7th, 12 people in the district are hospitalized. Seven additional previously confirmed cases are now reported as recovered - 5 in Daviess County and 2 in Henderson County. The total recovered cases in the district are now 33 - 26 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 5 in Henderson County, and 1 in Union County.
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.
Daviess County – 63 cases, 26 recovered, 1 death
Hancock County – 2 cases, 1 recovered
Henderson County – 20 cases, 5 recovered
McLean County – 4 cases, 1 death
Ohio County – 6 cases
Union County – 3 cases, 1 recovered
Webster County – 3 cases
Additional demographic information includes:
Average age: 51
Age range: 18 – 85
Male – 44.6%
Female – 55.4%
Be safe and stay #HealthyAtHome.