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Henderson COVID Death Toll Climbs by 3

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2 more COVID fatalities recorded in western Kentucky

Three new COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in Henderson County. WNIN’s John Gibson has details:

The Green River District Health Department raised Henderson’s pandemic death toll to 135.

The department also recorded a new fatality in Union County, and another in Hancock County between Tuesday and Thursday.

COVID infections rose by 455 in the seven-county district.

The daily average for new infections held at about 124 a day.

District Health Director Clay Horton continues to urge residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and for eligible residents to get a booster shot.

The agency says Henderson County is about 54 percent fully vaccinated and about 56 percent of Daviess County residents have rolled up their sleeves.

Vaccination appointments can be made at numerous pharmacies and at vaccine.ky.gov.