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COVID-19 update: 2 deaths, 27 cases, 17 recoveries reported for district

April 7, 2021 | 11:08 am

Updated April 8, 2021 | 8:20 am

Graphic by Owensboro Times

A total of 27 more cases of COVID-19 and 17 recoveries were announced Wednesday for the Green River District, including 14 cases and 11 recoveries in Daviess County. One coronavirus-related death each was reported in Daviess and Henderson counties.

As reported by Green River District Health Department:

  • New cases by county: Daviess (14), Hancock (5), Henderson (2), McLean (1), Ohio (2), Union (3)
  • New recoveries by county: Daviess (11), Hancock (1), Henderson (2), McLean (1), Ohio (1), Union (1)
  • Total number of reported cases in the district: 20,935
  • Total number of reported cases now recovered: 18,813 (90%)
  • Total number of reported cases currently hospitalized: 7
  • Total number of cases that have required hospitalization: 874 (4%)
  • Total number of deaths in the district: 377

The county totals to date are:

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  • Daviess County – 9,995 cases, 9,058 recovered, 1 current hospitalization, 352 ever hospitalized, 174 deaths
  • Hancock County – 812 cases, 731 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 22 ever hospitalized, 16 deaths
  • Henderson County – 4,404 cases, 3,861 recovered, 1 current hospitalization, 204 ever hospitalized, 72 deaths
  • McLean County – 845 cases, 772 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 49 ever hospitalized, 28 deaths
  • Ohio County – 2,446 cases, 2,214 recovered, 1 current hospitalization, 123 ever hospitalized, 53 deaths
  • Union County – 1,255 cases, 1,146 recovered, 2 current hospitalizations, 67 ever hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Webster County – 1,178 cases, 1,031 recovered, 2 current hospitalizations, 57 ever hospitalized, 19 deaths

Demographics (not all demographic information is available because of incomplete reporting from a testing site):

  • Age range: 1 month-102 years old
  • Average age: 44
  • Male: 46.6%
  • Female: 53.4%

Cases by age range are :

  • <1 — 85 cases
  • 1-11 — 772 cases
  • 12-19 — 1,901 cases
  • 20-29 — 3,462 cases
  • 30-39 — 3,313 cases
  • 40-49 — 3,277 cases
  • 50-59 — 3,016 cases
  • 60-69 — 2,505 cases
  • 70-79 — 1,539 cases
  • 80+ — 1,065 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.

April 7, 2021 | 11:08 am

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