Five more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Daviess County by the Green River District Health Department. That brings the total number of cases in the county to 11.
The new cases include 50-year-old female, a 54-year-old male, a 20-year-old female, a 25-year-old male and a 50-year-old female.
So far none of the cases have required hospitalization and all patients are being isolated in their homes until they are well and unable to spread the virus. The health department is contacting the individuals that have had close contact with the patients and providing appropriate guidance and instructions about quarantine.
“Additional confirmed cases are not surprising,” said Clay Horton, Public Health Director of GRDHD. “The public should not be alarmed. We anticipate there will be new cases. Everyone needs to strictly adhere to the social distancing recommendations and other guidance that is being provided.”
Other Daviess County confirmed cases include:
- 51-year-old male
- 48-year-old male
- 48-year-old female
- 23-year-old female
- 69-year-old male
- 58-year-old female
Henderson County has two confirmed cases — a 63-year-old female and a 61-year-old male
There have been no confirmed cases in McLean, Hancock or Ohio counties so far.
The Owensboro Health coronavirus hotline is available 24/7 by calling 877-888-6647. Call the hotline before seeking in-person care. More information from OH can be found here.
For the latest information and data on COVID-19 in Kentucky visit kycovid19.ky.gov or dial the Kentucky state hotline at 800-722-5725.
For the latest health guidelines and resources from the CDC, visit their website here.