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Daviess COVID Death Toll Climbs to 186; Few Infections, Vaccinations in Vanderburgh

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Another COVID 19-related death is reported in Daviess County, Kentucky. 

The Green River District Health Department announced the county’s 186th fatality of the pandemic in its Tuesday report.

The agency also counted 32 new infections and nine hospitalized COVID patients in its seven-county district.

The Indiana Department of Health reported no new COVID-related deaths in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Posey, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, or Spencer counties.

Vanderburgh’s seven-day positivity rate among individuals was 7.7 percent with just 28 new full vaccinations.

27 COVID patients were hospitalized in the 12-county district of southwest Indiana.

Across the state, eight new COVID-related deaths were added, along with 380 new infections.

Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate was 9.5 percent with 679 hospitalizations.