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Graves County Has 17 New Cases of COVID-19
By West Kentucky Star Staff
GRAVES COUNTY - Graves County now has 490 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The Graves County Health Department announced 17 new cases of the virus on Thursday.

All of the new cases except for one are isolating at home. They include a child, three teenagers, four people in their 20's, three people in their 30's, three people in their 40's, one person in their 50's, and one person in their 60's.

There is one person in their 70's isolating in a hospital.

“Please protect yourself and others.” said Kathy Gifford, Nurse Supervisor for the local health department. 

“In all that we do, we need to be kind and considerate of others. Stress and mental exhaustion takes a toll on everyone differently and we need to be aware of that.” commented Noel Coplen, Director of the local health department.

Health officials remind the public to make social distancing a priority "for the sake of our entire community."

Anyone with general questions about COVID-19 should contact the KY COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-722-2725 or the Graves County Health Department at 270-247-3553.

Published 08:40 PM, Thursday Jul. 30, 2020
Updated 08:43 PM, Thursday Jul. 30, 2020

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