COVID Surge Continues in Western Kentucky

Sep 14, 2021

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Another half dozen COVID-19 related deaths are reported in western Kentucky, along with more than 900 new infections. 

The Green River District Health Department recorded three more COVID-related deaths in Daviess County, one in McLean County, and two in Ohio County.

The department also counted 957 new cases between Friday and Monday in the seven-county district.

In a release, the agency reminded residents that everyone ages 12 or older are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine, and all persons 18 and older are eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shots.

The CDC also recommends that anyone with signs or symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection.

Kentucky residents can schedule a testing at healthdepartment.org.

Vaccination appointments can be made at vaccine.ky.gov.