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COVID-19 update: 7 cases, 10 recoveries reported for area

May 18, 2020

A total of seven more cases of COVID-19 and 10 recoveries from the virus were reported Monday in the Green River District. One new case was in Daviess County, with the rest in Ohio County.

Of the 584 total cases reported by Green River District Health Department in the seven-county district, 400 (68%) have now recovered and 67 (11%) have required hospitalization. There are 18 patients currently hospitalized, and there have been eight deaths — four in Daviess County, three in Henderson County, and one in McLean County.

The county totals are:

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  • Daviess County – 287 cases, 215 recovered, 7 current hospitalizations, 25 ever hospitalized, 4 deaths
  • Hancock County – 6 cases, 6 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 1 ever hospitalized
  • Henderson County – 95 cases, 63 recovered, 9 current hospitalizations, 22 ever hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • McLean County – 20 cases, 18 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 2 ever hospitalized, 1 death
  • Ohio County – 128 cases, 64 recovered, 1 current hospitalizations, 10 ever hospitalized
  • Union County – 9 cases, 8 recovered, 0 current hospitalization, 1 ever hospitalized
  • Webster County – 33 cases, 26 recovered, 1 current hospitalizations, 6 ever hospitalized

Patients range in age from 7 months-93 years old, with an average age of 43. To date, 56.1% of patients have been male and 43.9% have been female. Cases by age range are (not all demographic information is available yet because of late and incomplete reporting from a testing site):

  • <1 — 2 cases
  • 1-11 — 7 cases
  • 12-19 — 24 cases
  • 20-29 — 98 cases
  • 30-39 — 132 cases
  • 40-49 — 123 cases
  • 50-59 — 90 cases
  • 60-69 — 60 cases
  • 70-79 — 25 cases
  • 80+ — 19 cases

The cases reported by GRDHD have been investigated and confirmed locally. These cases are then reported to the Kentucky Department for Public Health. This process sometimes may result in lags between state and local reporting and some discrepancies from duplicate reports.

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May 18, 2020

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