New COVID Deaths Reported in Henderson, Daviess Counties
Two more COVID 19-related deaths are reported in western Kentucky.
The Green River District Health Department announced new fatalities in Henderson and Daviess counties.
Henderson’s pandemic toll rose to 82. Daviess County saw its 187th death.
The department also reported a substantial increase in infections in the seven-county district, 61.
The Indiana Department of Health recorded no new COVID-related deaths in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Posey, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, or Spencer counties on the Friday dashboard.
Eight new infections were tallied in Vanderburgh County, while the seven-day positivity rate among individuals improved to 7.3 percent.
The number of hospitalized COVID patients in the 12-county district of southwest Indiana held at 33.
In December, that number was close to 300.
Statewide, five new COVID fatalities were added with about 400 new infections.
Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate among individuals fell to just below nine percent.