COVID-19 update for Henderson, Kentucky, and Green River District

Linda Rider
This map issued by the Kentucky Department for Public Health shows incidence rates of COVID-19 across the state's 120 counties.

HENDERSON, Ky. — With the number of new COVID-19 cases in the region showing a significant decline in the latest update from the Green River District Health Department Tuesday, health officials are warning people to stay cautious as incidence rates remain “extremely high.” 

The health department reported 1,729 new cases in the seven-county district, with 299 in Henderson County. There were 874 cases in Daviess County, 185 in Ohio County, 118 in Webster, 96 in Union, 87 in McLean and 70 in Hancock. Four COVID-related deaths reported were three residents of Daviess County and one resident of Hancock County.

The GRDHD’s report spans four days from Jan. 28-31. In its previous report Friday, the health department counted 2,533 cases and six deaths. Tuesday’s report marked the first decrease in new case numbers since early November.

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