Nursing Home Virus Free For Second Consecutive Week
Darren Doyle, story:
It was a good week in Edmonson County for reported COVID numbers as the total number of positive confirmed cases rose by only 2, while recovered cases were numbered at 29 over the past 7 days. Edmonson Center reported once again that their nursing home facility is coronavirus-free for the second consecutive week. The death toll has remained steady at 11, all reported from Edmonson Center.
Today, the Barren River District Health Department reported 79 total cases in the county with 65 recoveries, compared to 77 and 36 respectively, from last week.
Across the district, the number of total cases rose by 175 to 2,190 for an 8.6% increase; however, recoveries increased by 230 (1624 total) for a 16.5% rate increase. Simply put, the rate of recoveries has doubled the rate of newly confirmed cases in the BRDHD district over the past 7 days.
There have been a total number of 60 deaths reported from coronavirus in the district. That number rose by 9 over the past week with 4 of those being reported in Logan County.
Statewide, Governor Andy Beshear reported a total of 14,859 total cases, which is an increase by 1,405 over the past week. Cases rose by 807 the week before. He also reported 3,730 total recoveries from the virus (up from 3,516) and 553 total deaths (up from 522 last Friday).