COVID-19 Update: District Daily Roundup, 19 New Cases,1 Death
The Green River District Health Department reported that there are 19 additional COVID-19 confirmed cases in the district, 8 new cases in Daviess County. The COVID-19 related death was a Henderson County resident. The total number of reported cases in the district now stands at 444 and 226 have recovered. Here's the statistics you need to know.
On Tuesday May 5th, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 1 death and 19 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 8 in Daviess County, 2 in Henderson County, 7 in Ohio County, and 2 in Webster County. The COVID-19 related death was a Henderson County resident. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 444. Twenty people in the district are currently hospitalized. Of the 444 confirmed cases in the district, 51 (11%) have required hospitalization. The district-wide total of recovered cases is now 226 (51%). As of May 4, 2020 the state of Kentucky was reporting 5,245 confirmed cased of COVID-19 and 261 statewide deaths.
The cases being reported from the Green River District Health Department have been investigated and confirmed locally. These cases are then reported to the Kentucky Department for Public Health.
Additional demographic information includes:
Average age: 44
Age range: 7 months old – 93
Male – 53.8%
Female – 46.2%
To help answer the community’s questions about COVID-19, the Kentucky Department for Public health has set up a website with the latest guidance and information for Kentucky residents. The site can be accessed at www.kycovid19.ky.gov. The public can also call the Kentucky COVID-19 hotline at 800-722-5725.