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COVID-19 update: 15 cases, 7 recoveries reported for district

June 18, 2020 | 11:01 am

Updated June 19, 2020 | 1:09 am

A total of 15 more cases of COVID-19 and seven recoveries from the virus were confirmed Thursday for the Green River District.

New cases were in Daviess (8), Henderson (3), Ohio (2) and Union (2) counties. Recoveries were in Daviess (3), Hancock (1), Ohio (2), Union (1) counties.

Of the 804 total cases reported by Green River District Health Department in the seven-county district, 703 (87%) have now recovered and 90 (11%) have required hospitalization. There are three patients currently hospitalized, and there have been 12 deaths — seven in Daviess County, four in Henderson County, and one in McLean County.

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The county totals are:

  • Daviess County – 368 cases, 330 recovered, 2 current hospitalizations, 36 ever hospitalized, 7 deaths
  • Hancock County – 13 cases, 9 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 1 ever hospitalized
  • Henderson County – 150 cases, 118 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 29 ever hospitalized, 4 deaths
  • McLean County – 26 cases, 25 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 4 ever hospitalized, 1 death
  • Ohio County – 190 cases, 170 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 11 ever hospitalized
  • Union County – 21 cases, 16 recovered, 1 current hospitalizations, 2 ever hospitalized
  • Webster County – 36 cases, 35 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 7 ever hospitalized

Patients range in age from 7 months-93 years old, with an average age of 42. To date, 53.1% of patients have been male and 46.9% 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 — 16 cases
  • 12-19 — 44 cases
  • 20-29 — 143 cases
  • 30-39 — 175 cases
  • 40-49 — 174 cases
  • 50-59 — 110 cases
  • 60-69 — 79 cases
  • 70-79 — 34 cases
  • 80+ — 23 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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June 18, 2020 | 11:01 am

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