Laurel County Health Department officials announced the county’s second COVID–19 related death in two days.
Health department officials said victim is a 61-year-old male.
Officials with Governor Andy Beshear’s office stated that the individual who died Monday in Laurel County was a 70-year-old man.
“Underlying health conditions may be been a factor in this death,” Laurel County officials stated in the Facebook post announcing the man’s death.
Health department officials are continuing to emphasize the need for everyone to follow the strategies designed to prevent the spread of the virus.
- Stay home if you don’t need to be out.
- Keep a 6 foot distance or more if you do have to go out.
- Wash your hands more often than you usually would.
- Cover your cough.
- Call your doctor if you are sick and seek medical care if you have an emergency.