No New Cases At Edmonson Center Reported Today
Darren Doyle, story:
Edmonson County's number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose again today with a total of 31 cases, which is four more from yesterday, according to the Barren River District Health Department.
The BRDHD also confirmed 500 cases of COVID-19 in the Barren River District, 109 of which have recovered, and seven total deaths reported from the district. Warren County saw another significant jump in their totals with 39 more than yesterday's, for a total of 319.
The four new cases in Edmonson County are not from Genesis Health, Edmonson Center, according to the facility. They reported no new positive cases with negative results returning for two more residents and five more staff members. They also reported 76 total residents at the facility, all of whom have reportedly been tested, with a total of 51 negative results. Nineteen of those residents and one staff member have tested positive for the virus. That leaves only 6 residents that are still waiting results, according to numbers provided by the facility.
The statewide COVID-19 cases reported today from the state website were 4,539 total cases, which is 164 more than yesterday's total. There were also five more deaths reported from the virus across the state.
While many locals are looking to return back to a more regular schedule, state and federal officials are still urging social distancing and asking individuals to stay home unless absolutely necessary.
There have been no coronavirus deaths reported in Edmonson County as of today and there have been 6 recovered cases.