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Calloway County Reports Eleventh COVID Death
By West Kentucky Star Staff
WESTERN KENTUCKY; SOUTHERN ILLINOIS - The Calloway County Health Department reported that another person died due to COVID-19. 

The number of deaths in Calloway County now stands at 11 people. The health department also reported seven new cases of the virus. The total number of cases in Calloway County is now 813.

The Graves County Health Department announced seven new cases on Thursday. All of the individuals are isolating at home. Graves County is reporting a cumulative total of 822 cases and 29 deaths.

The Marshall County Health Department reported just one new case of the virus. The individual is isolating at home. The health department says that one positive case reported last month was actually a resident of another county, so the total number of positive cases in Marshall County remains unchanged from yesterday at 399.

The Purchase District Health Department said it received notification of 23 new cases. The new patients include 18 people in McCracken County, two in Carlise County, two in Fulton County, and one in Ballard County. There have been a total of 1,328 cases and 20 deaths in the Purchase District area.

The Pennyrile District Health Department announced 12 new cases in their district, including seven cases in Crittenden County, three in Livingston County, one in Caldwell County, and one in Lyon County. A 72-year-old woman from Caldwell County is hospitalized; the remaining individuals are isolating at home.

The Southern Seven Health Department confirmed 33 new cases of COVID-19 in their area, including 15 in Union County, 12 in Johnson County, and two each in Alexander, Massac, and Pulaski Counties. S7HD is reporting a cumulative total of 1,522 cases of COVID-19 and 26 deaths in the Southern Seven region since the start of the pandemic.  There are currently 504 active cases in the region.  

Published 01:54 PM, Thursday Oct. 15, 2020
Updated 10:10 AM, Friday Oct. 16, 2020

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