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Knox County announces 15th COVID-19 death Monday

The Knox County Health Department reported 24 new COVID-19 cases Monday, including two cases that involve children, and it reported one new COVID-19 death. “We are deeply sadden(ed) to report one death, our thoughts are with this family during this difficult time. We encourage...
Posted On 26 Oct 2020

Laurel County reports death of two patients with COVID-19 Friday

The Laurel County Health Department reported 22 new COVID-19 cases Friday, and that two COVID-19 positive patients had passed away. “At this time it is unclear if the deaths were COVID-19 related. We will await confirmation from the Kentucky Department for Public Health before...
Posted On 23 Oct 2020

For second day in a row, Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties report double-digit increases in new COVID-19 cases

For the second straight day, Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties all reported double-digit increases in their number of new COVID-19 cases Thursday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 19 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, 26 new cases Wednesday, 11 new cases Tuesday, 41...
Posted On 22 Oct 2020

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties all report double-digit increases in new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties all reported double-digit increases in their number of new COVID-19 cases Wednesday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 26 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 11 new cases Tuesday, 41 new cases Monday, 15 new cases Sunday, 21 new cases...
Posted On 21 Oct 2020

Whitley County reports 11th COVID-19 fatality Tuesday

The Whitley County Health Department reported one new COVID–19 related death on Tuesday, bringing the county’s death toll to 11. Officials said the individual was an adult, but declined to release further details. This marks the third such death over the last week. One was...

Knox, Whitley, Laurel, Bell counties report new COVID-19 cases Monday

The Laurel County Health Department reported Monday that 77 new COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed between Monday and Saturday, including: 41 new cases Monday, 15 new cases Sunday, and 21 new cases Saturday. Monday’s new cases include: a 25-year-old male, a 16-year-old male, a...
Posted On 19 Oct 2020

Whitley County reports sixth COVID-19 death Friday within a five-day period

For the third time this week, the Whitley County Health Department announced a new COVID-19 death Friday, which marks the sixth death in the last five days. On Monday, the Whitley County Health Department announced four COVID-19 deaths, and on Thursday one additional death was...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020

Whitley, Bell counties report new COVID-19 fatalities Thursday

Both Whitley and Bell counties reported additional COVID-19 deaths Thursday. “We have 15 new cases of COVID-19 in Whitley County residents today. We are also very sad to report one new death. We have adjusted our cases from yesterday down two after determining they are not...
Posted On 15 Oct 2020

Knox County Health Department reports three new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday

The Knox County Health Department reported 31 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, including one child, and three new COVID-19 deaths. “We have been notified that 13 of these cases are from a congregated setting. We are also deeply saddened to report three deaths. Our thoughts are with...
Posted On 14 Oct 2020

Laurel, Bell County report COVID–19 deaths Tuesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 19 new COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 668. With the new cases, there are 199 active cases, of which six are hospitalized. According to the Kentucky COVID–19 website, Whitley County’s COVID–19...