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COVID-19 update: 9 cases, 6 recoveries reported for district

July 3, 2020 | 11:04 am

Updated July 3, 2020 | 11:04 am

Graphic by Owensboro Times

A total of nine more cases of COVID-19 and six recoveries from the virus were confirmed Friday for the Green River District.

New cases were in Daviess (2), Henderson (4), McLean (1), Ohio (1) and Webster (1) counties. Recoveries were in Daviess (2), Ohio (2), Union (1) and Webster (1) counties.

Of the 928 total cases reported by Green River District Health Department in the seven-county district, 807 (87%) have now recovered and 99 (11%) have required hospitalization. There are five 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 – 435 cases, 378 recovered, 3 current hospitalizations, 42 ever hospitalized, 7 deaths
  • Hancock County – 19 cases, 15 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 1 ever hospitalized
  • Henderson County – 170 cases, 147 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 30 ever hospitalized, 4 deaths
  • McLean County – 28 cases, 25 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 4 ever hospitalized, 1 death
  • Ohio County – 208 cases, 179 recovered, 1 current hospitalizations, 12 ever hospitalized
  • Union County – 26 cases, 25 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 2 ever hospitalized
  • Webster County – 42 cases, 38 recovered, 1 current hospitalization, 8 ever hospitalized

Patients range in age from 7 months-93 years old, with an average age of 42. To date, 51.5% of patients have been male and 48.5% 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 — 18 cases
  • 12-19 — 52 cases
  • 20-29 — 177 cases
  • 30-39 — 204 cases
  • 40-49 — 197 cases
  • 50-59 — 120 cases
  • 60-69 — 87 cases
  • 70-79 — 42 cases
  • 80+ — 25 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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July 3, 2020 | 11:04 am

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