Darren Doyle, story:
Active COVID case rose sharply in Edmonson County over the weekend and are holding today. According to the Barren River District Health Department, active cases in the county rose from 101 on Friday to 123 yesterday. That same number held today with 123 active cases in Edmonson County. This is the highest number of active cases recorded in Edmonson County since the pandemic's beginning.
Total cases in Edmonson County are now at 787 with 650 recoveries and 14 deaths reported from the virus.
Edmonson County High School switched to fully virtual this week due to cases at the school; however, the remaining county schools remained in-person on staggered schedules.
ECHS boys basketball plans on returning to action this week after the team was in quarantine while the ECHS girls basketball team is still in quarantine at this time. Brownsville City Hall made an announcement today that because of many city employees unable to work due to COVID, city trash customers will have their trash picked up on Thursday, February 4th by Scott Waste, who has been contracted by the city this week.