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.

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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%

Green River District Health Department

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