Darren Doyle, story:
Active COVID cases in Edmonson Count declined again for the third straight week, according to today's data released from the Barren River District Health Department.
Edmonson County saw a decrease from 88 active cases last Friday to 69 today; however, one more death from the virus was reported, bringing the total number of deaths to 17.
Total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic for the county are now at 864 with 778 recoveries.
Vaccinations are still in the first two phases, which include 1A: Long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, health care personnel, and 1B: First responders, anyone age 70 or older, K-12 school personnel.
The health department says vaccinations will stay in these two phases for several more weeks.