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Barbourville restaurant employee tests positive for COVID-19 Monday

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) reported eight new COVID-19 cases Monday, including one child, and an employee at a Barbourville restaurant. “One of these positive cases is employed at Two Amigos Mexican Restaurant, Barbourville. KCHD is working closely with management...
Posted On 03 Aug 2020

Weekend COVID-19 update: Bell, McCreary counties add new cases

Bell and McCreary counties have both reported additional COVID-19 cases this weekend. The Bell County Health Department reported five new cases Sunday, and three new cases Saturday bringing the total number of new cases in Bell County to 276. Bell County now has 86 active cases,...
Posted On 02 Aug 2020

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and McCreary all report additional COVID-19 cases Friday

Laurel, Whitley, Bell and McCreary counties all reported additional COVID-19 cases Friday. The Whitley County Health Department announced five new cases Friday, which all tested positive with either a PCR/Molecular or antigen test. The Whitley County Health Department reported 12...
Posted On 31 Jul 2020

Whitley, Laurel counties report double-digit increases Thursday in new COVID-19 cases

Both Whitley and Laurel counties reported double-digit increases Thursday in the number of new COVID-19 cases. The Whitley County Health Department announced Thursday that 19 new COVID-19 cases, which all tested positive with either a PCR/molecular or antigen test. The Whitley...
Posted On 30 Jul 2020

UPDATE: Police identify Corbin pedestrian who died after being struck by pickup truck Wednesday

UPDATE: Corbin Police have released the identity of the Corbin pedestrian who was struck and killed on U.S. 25E Wednesday night. Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said the man was Michael Browning, 26. The man’s identity had been withheld...

Additional COVID-19 cases reported in Bell, Laurel and Whitley counties Wednesday

Bell, Laurel, and Whitley counties all reported additional COVID-19 cases Wednesday. The Laurel County Health Department announced Wednesday that 12 new COVID-19 cases had been reported, who ranged in age from an 8-year-old to a 53-year-old. All 12 new cases are recovering at...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020

Area counties report 20 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

Bell, Laurel, Knox, McCreary and Whitley County each reported additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday. The Whitley County Health Department reported six new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. The Whitley County Health Department reported five new cases Monday, four new cases Sunday, three new...
Posted On 29 Jul 2020

Bell, Laurel, Knox and Whitley counties all report additional cases Monday

Bell, Laurel, Knox and Whitley County are all reported additional COVID-19 cases Monday. The Bell County Health Department reported 21 additional cases Monday, including four individual independent cases and 17 long term care cases. These new cases bring the total number of...
Posted On 27 Jul 2020

Weekend Update: Bell, McCreary counties report additional COVID-19 cases

Bell and McCreary counties reported additional COVID-19 cases Saturday and Sunday. The Bell County Health Department reported five additional COVID-19 cases Sunday afternoon, and seven new cases Saturday. These new cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases in Bell County to...
Posted On 26 Jul 2020

Whitley, Knox, Bell, Laurel counties all report multiple additional COVID-19 cases Friday

Whitley, Knox, Bell and Laurel counties all reported additional COVID-19 cases Friday. The Knox County Health Department reported 10 new COVID-19 cases Friday, including four children. This brings the total number of cases in Knox County to 174. “We cannot encourage everyone...
Posted On 24 Jul 2020