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Bell County Health Department announces 2 additional COVID-19 related deaths

Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties all remain in the top 20 counties in Kentucky with COVID-19 incidence rates at 20 or higher. Whitley County The Whitley County Health Department announced nine additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 3,533....

Bell Co. Health Department announces two COVID related deaths Tuesday

The Bell County Health Department sadly announced two new COVID-19 related deaths Tuesday. These account for the second and third deaths this week. The total number of COVID related deaths in Bell County is 41. Whitley County The Whitley County Health Department announced 10...

Contact tracing update, Laurel County has 133 new cases of COVID-19

Cabinet for Health and Family Services executive policy advisor Mark Carter estimated that, at minimum, contact tracing efforts have prevented more than 2,000 hospitalizations and 400 deaths. Contact tracers have successfully contacted 94,000 Kentuckians identified as having been...

Bell County Health Department announces two new COVID related deaths

The Bell County Health Department announced two new COVID-19 related deaths Monday. The county’s death total is now 33 individuals ranging in age from 56 to 97. Whitley County The Whitley County Health Department announced 54 additional COVID–19 cases on Monday, bringing the...

Local health departments report 1,931 active COVID–19 cases in Whitley, Knox, Laurel counties Tuesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 59 additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 1,929. There are currently 362 active cases, of which nine are hospitalized. With the new cases, Whitley County’s COVID–19 incidence rate stands at 108.3. Laurel...