Eight additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Daviess County, bringing the county total to 55. Three more cases were also reported in Henderson County and one in Union County.
Green River District Health Department announced the new cases Friday morning.
The total number of cases reported in the Green River District is now 78. Six of the confirmed cases remain hospitalized. Four additional previously confirmed cases are now reported as recovered, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 17 — all in Daviess County.
Daviess County now has 55 total patients who have tested positive, and Henderson County has 11. Ohio, Hancock and McLean have two each. Other counties in the district with confirmed cases are Webster (3) and Union (3).
“The days and weeks ahead are crucial to stopping the spread of COVID-19 and we all play a part in this effort. Stay home, avoid crowds and practice physical social distancing – staying at least 6 feet away from others,” said Clay Horton, GRDHD Public Health Director. “We expect to see more new cases. The lab-confirmed cases are only a portion of what is in the community. People must continue to be vigilant in helping stop the spread of COVID-19. ”
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