Green River District COVID-19 update — August 20

August 20, 2021 | 11:00 am

Updated August 20, 2021 | 1:09 pm

Graphic by Owensboro Times

The Green River District Health Department reported 766 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and four coronavirus-related deaths for the district on Friday — with 281 cases and one death in Daviess County. The newly reported cases were investigated between Tuesday and Thursday.  

According to the GRDHD, 49.01% of Daviess Countians have been vaccinated.

GRDHD also reported new cases in the following counties: 16 in Hancock, 195 in Henderson, 33 in McLean, 85 in Ohio, 89 in Union, and 67 in Webster. One death each was reported in Ohio, Union and Webster counties.

The current 7-day average for new cases in the seven-county Green River District is 185.6 new cases per day. All seven counties are now areas of high transmission.

As reported by Green River District Health Department, the seven-county district’s totals to date are:

  • Reported cases: 27,298 (12,683 for Daviess)
  • Currently hospitalized: 32 (10 for Daviess)
  • Ever hospitalized: 1,077 (428 for Daviess)
  • Deaths: 436 (202 for Daviess)

August 20, 2021 | 11:00 am

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