Local health departments release COVID-19 numbers, new deaths on Monday

Published: Aug. 31, 2020 at 3:34 PM EDT
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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Health departments across the mountains released new coronavirus numbers and new deaths on Monday.

The Bell County Health Department reported the county’s 11th COVID-19 related death. It is a 77-year-old man. Health officials also reported two new cases bringing the county’s total to 393. 89 cases are active, 304 have recovered and five are in the hospital.

The Harlan County Health Department reported two new deaths bringing the county’s death toll to 10. Health officials also reported four new cases bringing the county’s total to 344.

The Cumberland Valley District Health Department reported one new case, one probable and four recovered cases in Clay County. There are nine new cases within Manchester FCI. In Jackson County, there are 18 new cases, 11 probable cases and 11 recovered cases. In Rockcastle County, there are four new cases, three probable cases and five recovered cases.

The Kentucky River District Health Department reported eight new cases. Monday’s cases include a 24-year-old woman from Knott County, a 46-year-old woman and a 50-year-old woman from Leslie County, a 19-year-old man, a 44-year-old man and a 72-year-old man from Owsley County, an 18-year-old woman and an 80-year-old man from Perry County. Health officials also reported eight new recovered cases.

The Laurel County Health Department reported 20 new cases from Saturday through Monday. Saturday they reported 10 new cases, one of those being a three-year-old boy. Sunday they reported four new cases and Monday they reported six new cases.

The Knox County Health Department reported three new cases bringing the county’s total to 368 with one of the positive cases being a child.

The Floyd County Health Department reported one new case bringing the county’s total to 146. There are 11 in isolation and one in the hospital in Floyd County.

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