COVID-19 update: 33 cases, 35 recoveries reported for district

May 17, 2021 | 11:19 am

Updated May 17, 2021 | 11:19 am

Graphic by Owensboro Times

A total of 33 more cases of COVID-19 and 35 new recoveries were announced Monday for the Green River District, including 14 new cases and 14 recoveries in Daviess County.

As reported by Green River District Health Department:

  • New cases by county: Daviess (14), Hancock (1), Henderson (9), McLean (1), Ohio (2), Union (4), Webster (2)
  • New recoveries by county: Daviess (14), Hancock (2), Henderson (5), McLean (1), Ohio (3), Union (1), Webster (1)
  • Total number of reported cases in the district: 22,064
  • Total number of reported cases now recovered: 19,752 (90%)
  • Total number of reported cases currently hospitalized: 12
  • Total number of cases that have required hospitalization: 881 (4%)
  • Total number of deaths in the district: 395

The county totals to date are:

  • Daviess County – 10,540 cases, 9,545 recovered, 2 current hospitalizations, 348 ever hospitalized, 182 deaths
  • Hancock County – 854 cases, 774 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 22 ever hospitalized, 16 deaths
  • Henderson County – 4,706 cases, 4,090 recovered, 6 current hospitalizations, 211 ever hospitalized, 78 deaths
  • McLean County – 870 cases, 795 recovered, 1 current hospitalization, 52 ever hospitalized, 28 deaths
  • Ohio County – 2,522 cases, 2,269 recovered, 0 current hospitalizations, 114 ever hospitalized, 56 deaths
  • Union County – 1,313 cases, 1,187 recovered, 2 current hospitalizations, 72 ever hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Webster County – 1,259 cases, 1,084 recovered, 1 current hospitalizations, 62 ever hospitalized, 20 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: 43
  • Male: 46.8%
  • Female: 53.2%

Cases by age range are :

  • <1 — 93 cases
  • 1-11 — 824 cases
  • 12-19 — 2,094 cases
  • 20-29 — 3,657 cases
  • 30-39 — 3,528 cases
  • 40-49 — 3,453 cases
  • 50-59 — 3,156 cases
  • 60-69 — 2,596 cases
  • 70-79 — 1,574 cases
  • 80+ — 1,089 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.

May 17, 2021 | 11:19 am

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