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Bell, Knox County officials report new COVID-19 cases

Bell and Knox County officials are reporting new COVID-19 cases. About 3 p.m. Friday, the Bell County Health Department reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 raising the county’s total number of cases to 27. On Thursday. the health department reported the 13th and 14th COVID-19...
Posted On 03 Jul 2020

Bell, Whitley and Laurel counties all report new COVID-19 cases Thursday

Whitley, Bell and Laurel counties are all reported new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, July 2. On Thursday afternoon, the Whitley County Health Department reported four additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whitley County residents. Since Monday a total of 12 people have...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020

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

Whitley, Laurel, Bell and Knox counties all reported additional COVID-19 cases Wednesday. On Wednesday afternoon, the Whitley County Health Department reported two additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whitley County residents. Since Monday a total of eight people have...
Posted On 01 Jul 2020

Laurel, Whitley counties see new COVID-19 cases diagnosed Tuesday

Local COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Laurel County, which now has more than 100 cases, and in Whitley County, which has more than 25 cases. The Laurel County Health Department announced Tuesday that there had been eight new cases of the coronavirus reported raising Laurel...
Posted On 01 Jul 2020

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Laurel, Whitley and Bell counties

Local COVID-19 cases continued to rise in Laurel, Whitley and Bell counties Monday. The Laurel County Health Department, which didn’t release any new COVID-19 figures Saturday or Sunday, announced 18 new cases Monday afternoon bringing Laurel County’s total number of...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020

Knox, McCreary counties announce new COVID-19 cases

Just two days after announcing 50 new COVID-19 cases in one day, Knox County now has two additional COVID-19 cases. The Knox County Health Department announced its 71st and 72nd positive COVID-19 cases Sunday afternoon. “As we are beginning to see an increase of COVID-19...
Posted On 28 Jun 2020

Update: Laurel County up to 100 COVID-19 cases, Knox County up to 70 cases

The Laurel County Health Department is now reporting 100 positive COVID-19 cases in Laurel County. The Laurel County Health Department announced Friday that six new cases had been reported, and that one of the previously reported cases is now hospitalized. Laurel County now has a...
Posted On 26 Jun 2020

Employees at London, Barbourville restaurants test positive for COVID-19

Positive COVID-19 cases have been recently confirmed in employees at restaurants in London and Barbourville. The Laurel County Health Department reported late Thursday morning that there is a positive COVID-19 case associated with Starbucks of London. “As a result, the...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020

Laurel, McCreary counties report new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Both Laurel and McCreary counties reported new COVID-19 cases late Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County, which has seen a surge in cases since June 9, reported four new cases Wednesday, and that one of the 12 cases reported Tuesday, which was listed as probable, has now been...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020

Laurel County reports 12 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

COVID-19 cases are increasing at a high rate in Laurel County, which recently recorded its third death from the virus, and it continued to spread at a much slower rate in Whitley, McCreary, Knox and Bell Counties over the past week. The Laurel County Health Department announced...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020