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Whitley County sees decrease in new COVID–19 cases Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department reported a decrease in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as eight were announced. That brings the county’s total number of cases to 420. Officials stated that there are 143 active cases with five people hospitalized and 138...

Whitley County suffers third COVID–19 related death Monday

Whitley County Health Department officials reported one COVID–19 death on Monday. The only information released about the individual was that the person was an adult. This marks the third COVID–19 related death in Whitley County. The first occurred on July 21, and the second Aug....

Whitley County sets new record with 32 new COVID–19 cases on Friday

The Whitley County Health Department announced a record new number of COVID–19 cases on Friday as 32 people tested positive. Officials noted that brings the total number of cases in Whitley County to 370. Whitley County Health Department Director Marcy Rein said despite the...

Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell Counties report additional COVID–19 cases Thursday

The Whitley County Health Department reported 10 new COVID–19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases 338. According to health department officials, there are 97 active cases, with five of those being hospitalized and 92 people isolating at home.   Knox County...

Whitley County ties its own record for most new COVID–19 cases in a day with 19 Wednesday

The Whitley County Health Department announced 19 new COVID–19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 328. Officials stated there are 87 active cases. Five of those are hospitalized while the other 82 are isolating at home. Today’s total ties the record for the...

Whitley County revises previous COVID–19 numbers

The Whitley County Health Department reported seven new COVID–19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of residents diagnosed with the virus to 309. Health department officials added that the new total includes nine that had been investigated and reported in the state...

Update: Laurel, Knox and Whitley counties all report double-digit increases in new COVID-19 cases Monday

Laurel, Knox and Whitley counties all reported double-digit increases in COVID-19 cases Monday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 12 new COVID-19 cases Monday, six new cases Sunday, and nine new cases Saturday. Monday’s new cases involve: a 39-year-old male, a...
Posted On 21 Sep 2020

Update: Bell County reports two additional COVID-19 fatalities; McCreary, Laurel, Bell, Whitley, and Knox counties all report new COVID-19 cases Friday

The Bell County Health Department reported three new COVID-19 cases Friday, and five new cases Thursday, including two COVID-19 related deaths Thursday. The deaths mark Bell County’s 15th and 16 COVID-19 related fatalities. The Bell County Health Department reported its 14th...
Posted On 18 Sep 2020

Update: Whitley, Knox, and Bell counties each see single digit numbers of new COVID–19 cases Thursday; Laurel County reports 15 new cases

Whitley, Knox and Bell Counties have each reported additional COVID–19 cases Thursday. Officials with the Whitley County Health Department announced four new cases, bringing the county’s total to 278. There are 67 active cases with six currently hospitalized and 61 isolating at...

Update: Whitley County reports double digit increase in new COVID-19 cases for third consecutive day Wednesday

For the third consecutive day Wednesday and for the fourth time in six days, the Whitley County Health Department reported double digit increases in the number of new COVID-19 cases. The Whitley County Health Department reported 11 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 11 new cases...
Posted On 16 Sep 2020