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Health Departments Provide COVID Updates
By West Kentucky Star Staff
WESTERN KENTUCKY - Local health departments confirmed several new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

The Purchase District Health Department said they have received notification of 18 new cases of the virus. The new cases include nine in McCracken County, three in Hickman County, two in Carlisle County, three in Fulton County, and one case in Ballard County. This brings McCracken County's total number of cases to 384, Ballard 45, Carlisle 50, Hickman 60, and Fulton 89.

The Marshall County Health Department reported three new cases. All of the new cases are isolating at home. This brings Marshall County's total number of cases to 157.

The Pennyrile District Health Department announced three new cases of the virus. The new cases include one new case in Lyon County and two new cases in Trigg County. All of the new cases are isolating at home.

The Calloway County Health Department reported eight new cases of COVID-19. This brings Calloway County's total number of cases to 265.

The Southern Seven Health Department says there are 15 new cases, with three in Johnson County, one in Massac County, three in Pulaski County, and eight in Union County. Sixteen more people have recovered. There have been 607 cases of the virus in the Southern Seven region, with 21 deaths. County totals are 324 in Union County, 101 in Pulaski County, 73 in Johnson County, 43 in Massac County, 37 in Alexander County, 18 in Hardin County, and 11 in Pope County.

The Graves County Health Department reported six more cases, bringing their total to 580. Details about the new cases were not available. 

Published 04:26 PM, Thursday Aug. 13, 2020
Updated 06:34 AM, Friday Aug. 14, 2020

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