Owensboro Health requiring masks in all facilities amidst COVID-19 cases rising

June 30, 2022 | 5:28 pm

Updated June 30, 2022 | 5:34 pm

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Owensboro Health facilities are requiring the masks to be worn in all facilities as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise in the area.

Director of Marketing for Owensboro Health Brian Hamby said that they have seen double-digit cases in the hospitals for “a few weeks now” along with an increase in team members calling in with COVID-19.

“We want everyone to have a good, safe summer. It may be a good time to think about some precautions … just keep safety in mind and we hope this measure helps keep everyone safe and as healthy as possible,” Hamby said.

Green River District Health Department reported on Tuesday that they investigated 408 new COVID-19 infections throughout their seven-county service area.

188 of those infections were in Daviess County. There were 3 COVID-19 deaths reported with 1 being a resident of Daviess County.

The average number of new cases in the district for that period was 58.3 new cases a day. The newly reported cases were investigated between June 20 and June 26, 2022.

June 30, 2022 | 5:28 pm

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