Darren Doyle, story:
The death toll from COVID-19 cases in Edmonson County have risen to three total as Genesis Health, Edmonson Center reported two more over the weekend. The facility said total cases from the center are at 27 with one staff member listed as positive. Kentucky's KY.Covid19.Gov website lists Edmonson Center as having 4 positive staff members but the facility says an error has been made in their data because they have only confirmed the single staff member. Edmonson Center reported no changes in their numbers today.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Edmonson County currently stand at 37, according to the Barren River District Health Department; however, they have not yet reported the additional deaths in Edmonson County from the nursing home, which have been confirmed by the facility.
The BRDHD also reported 640 total cases of COVID-19 in the area as of today; 134 of which have been reported as recovered.
The Kentucky government website for coronavirus information, KYcovid19.gov, listed 5,245 total confirmed cases statewide today, which is 163 more than yesterday's numbers. The Commonwealth has also seen 261 reported deaths from the virus.