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2 COVID Deaths, 200+ Infections in Western KY

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The numbers are declining in the 7-county district

COVID-19 related deaths and infections are down in western Kentucky. WNIN’s John Gibson has the update:

The Green River District Health Department recorded one new fatality in Webster County and another in McLean County on its Tuesday report.

The agency also counted 214 new COVID cases in the seven-county district between Friday and Monday.

Both numbers were lower than in recent reports.

The department also said its daily average for new cases dipped below 100 to about 78.

The district has seen 779 COVID-related deaths during the pandemic, with nearly half of them in Daviess County.

Henderson County has seen 149 fatalities.