Calloway Reports Highest One-Day Total of COVID-19
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MURRAY - While some local health departments reported fewer cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, Calloway County reported its highest one-day total of cases since the pandemic began.

The Calloway County Health Department reported 11 new cases of the virus on Thursday. The total number of confirmed cases for Calloway County is now at 168, with 131 cases fully recovered, 32 isolated at home, two hospitalized, and three deaths.

The Pennyrile District Health Department confirmed eight new cases on Thursday, including one in Caldwell County, four in Crittenden County, two in Lyon County, and one in Trigg County. The patients range in age from 20 months to 80 years old. Seven of the patients are isolating at home. One patient, a 47-year old man from Caldwell County is hospitalized.

The Marshall County Health Department announced four new cases of COVID-19. The new patients include one man and one woman in their 20s, and two men in their 50s. The total number of positive cases in Marshall County is now 121. Of those cases, 96 have fully recovered and three deaths have been reported.

The Southern Seven Health Department reported just one new case of the virus, a woman in her 20s from Massac County. No new cases were reported in the other six counties found in the southernmost region of Illinois, for a cumulative total of 495 cases and 18 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Published 06:12 PM, Thursday Jul. 30, 2020
Updated 06:18 AM, Friday Jul. 31, 2020



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