Officials in Hopkins County report first COVID-19 related death, 6th statewide

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials with the Hopkins County Health Department reported the first death in their area on Friday.

We're told it was a senior adult with co-morbid, or underlying, health conditions.

It marks the 6th death statewide since the outbreak began in Kentucky back in early March.

The announcement came during a Facebook Live update from the City of Madisonville, which you can see below.