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Whitley County now seeing incidence rates of COVID-19 slowly decreasing

The Whitley County Health Department announced 11 additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 2,745. The health department reported 15 new cases on Jan. 16, 20 new cases on Jan. 17, and 10 new cases on Jan. 18. There are currently 198 active cases, of...

Whitley County announces one new COVID related death Thursday

The Whitley County Health Department announced one additional death related to COVID-19 Thursday. Gov. Andy Beshear also announced that 270 members of the National Guard will be sent to Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration. Whitley County The Whitley County Health...

Whitley, Laurel and Bell all reporting new COVID related deaths

The Whitley County Health Department announced 49 additional COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 1,530. There are currently 260 active cases, of which nine are hospitalized. The health department reported one new death on Nov. 30 and two new deaths on Dec. 4...

Gov. Andy Beshear announces record number of deaths for second day in a row

The Whitley County Health Department announced 26 additional COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 1,440. There are currently 208 active cases, of which nine are hospitalized. The Laurel County Health Department announced 50 additional cases of COVID–19 on...

Whitley County reports four new COVID–19 deaths on Monday

The Whitley County Health Department announced four new deaths and 40 new COVID–19 cases on Monday. Details on the fatalities were not released, except to say that all are adults. The latest deaths bring the total number of deaths in Whitley County to eight. According to...