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Laurel County reports 22nd COVID-19 case

The Laurel County Health Department reported its 22nd COVID-19 case late Thursday afternoon. This was the first case that has been reported in Laurel County since May 8. Out of the 22 cases, two are deceased, 19 have recovered and the newest patient is in home isolation. Out of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2020

Number of new COVID-19 cases varying locally between counties

The number of COVID-19 cases locally has been up and down in recent days with some counties reporting new cases, and other counties reporting that all of their patients have either recovered or are no longer in isolation. Knox County reported its ninth and tenth COVID-19 cases on...
Posted On 03 Jun 2020

Knox County reports its 10th COVID-19 case, Bell County its fourth case

The number of COVID-19 cases locally has been up and down in recent days with some counties reporting new cases, and other counties reporting that all of their patients have either recovered or are no longer in isolation. Knox County reported its ninth and 10th COVID-19 cases on...
Posted On 01 Jun 2020

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Whitley, Knox or Laurel counties since May 17

The number of COVID-19 cases locally has not grown in recent days, but there are still positive patients, who remain in isolation. Whitley County reported its 11th COVID-19 case on May 17. Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director Marcy Rein said Tuesday that this...
Posted On 27 May 2020

Number of local COVID-19 cases grows in recent days

The number of local COVID-19 cases continues to grow, but not in large numbers. The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 11th confirmed COVID-19 case Sunday afternoon. The person is isolating at home. 10 of the 11 cases have been released from isolation....
Posted On 20 May 2020

Whitley County reports 11th COVID-19 case; Bell County its first case

The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 11th confirmed COVID-19 case Sunday afternoon. The person is isolating at home. 10 of the 11 cases have been released from isolation. The majority of Whitley County cases have involved people ages 50 and under. Out...
Posted On 17 May 2020

Knox County reports eighth COVID-19 case Friday

One week after reporting its seventh COVID-19 case, Knox County reported its eighth COVID-19 case Friday, according to the Knox County Health Department. Knox County’s first six COVID-19 cases have all be released from isolation. Out of the first seven Knox County cases,...
Posted On 15 May 2020

Number of local COVID-19 cases slowly increasing in recent days

Just when it was starting to look like local COVID-19 cases might have stopped, a recent 72-hour time period saw one or more cases reported in Whitley, Laurel, Knox and McCreary counties. The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 10th confirmed COVID-19...
Posted On 13 May 2020

Laurel County has 20th COVID-19 case confirmed Thursday

Laurel County now has 20 confirmed COVID-19 cases. The Laurel County Health Department announced its most recent case Thursday. Out of the 20 cases, two are deceased, 11 have recovered, and seven cases are active. Among the active cases, one is undergoing hospital isolation, and...
Posted On 07 May 2020

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Laurel County; All Whitley and Knox cases released from isolation

When it comes to COVID-19, there is some good news locally and some bad news. It has been nearly two weeks since a new COVID-19 case was confirmed in either Whitley or Knox County, but two new cases were reported Tuesday in Laurel County, according to local health departments....
Posted On 06 May 2020