Green River District Health Department announced Friday six new area COVID-19 cases.
Five of the positive tests were for residents in Daviess County and one was for Henderson County, bringing the county totals to six and two cases, respectively.
The Health Department announced the new cases in Daviess County include a 48-year-old male, a 48-year-old female, a 23-year-old female, a 69-year-old male and a 58-year-old female.
The Henderson County resident was a 61-year-old male.
GRDHD officials are continuing to conduct contact investigations and will ensure those individuals are given appropriate guidance and instructions.
“These additional confirmed cases are not surprising,” said Clay Horton, GRDHD Public Health Director. “The public should not be alarmed. We expected this and we expect additional cases. Everyone needs to strictly adhere to the social distancing recommendations and other guidance that is being provided.”
All patients are self-quarantining at home, and none have been admitted to the hospital.
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