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Unemployment rates decrease in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell and McCreary counties between October 2020 and November 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County’s...
Posted On 16 Jan 2021

October unemployment rates climb in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell and McCreary counties between September 2020 and October 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County’s...
Posted On 14 Dec 2020

Whitley, Laurel counties each report over 40 new COVID-19 cases Thursday

Whitley and Laurel counties each reported over 40 new COVID-19 cases Thursday. The Whitley County Health Department reported 41 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, 26 new cases Wednesday, 38 new cases Tuesday, 45 new cases Monday, three new cases Sunday, seven new cases Saturday, and 37...
Posted On 03 Dec 2020

Whitley County reports 16th COVID-19 fatality Monday

The Whitley County Health Department reported the county’s 16th COVID-19 fatality Monday. No details were announced about the new fatality. The Whitley County Health Department reported its 15th COVID-19 fatality on Nov. 12. The Whitley County Health Department reported 45 new...
Posted On 30 Nov 2020

Laurel County Health Department reports 12th confirmed COVID-19 fatality Wednesday

The Laurel County Health Department reported its 12th confirmed COVID-19 fatality Wednesday. “Our condolences go out to the family of the 84-year-old male,” Laurel County Health Department officials wrote in a release Wednesday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 45 new...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Laurel County reports 90 new COVID-19 cases between Saturday and Monday

The Laurel County Health Department reported Monday that 90 new COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed between Saturday and Monday. The Laurel County Health Department reported 29 new COVID-19 cases Monday, 30 new cases Sunday, 31 new cases Saturday, 32 new cases Friday, 41 new cases...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020

Laurel, Knox and Bell counties report double-digit increases in new COVID-19 cases Friday

Laurel, Knox and Bell counties all reported double-digit increases Friday in the number of new COVID-19 cases. The Laurel County Health Department reported 32 new COVID-19 cases Friday, 41 new cases Thursday, 43 new cases Wednesday, 49 new cases Tuesday, 28 new cases Monday, 20...
Posted On 20 Nov 2020

Bell County reports 24th COVID-19 fatality Wednesday

The Bell County Health Department announced its 24th COVID-19 fatality Wednesday. All deaths have ranged in age from 62-97. The Bell County Health Department reported 11 new individual cases Wednesday, 17 new cases Tuesday, 18 new cases Monday, two new cases Sunday, two new cases...
Posted On 18 Nov 2020

Laurel County announces 70 new COVID-19 cases between Saturday and Monday

Laurel County has a combined 70 new COVID-19 cases that were reported between Saturday and Monday, in addition to the death of one COVID-19 positive patient, according to the Laurel County Health Department. “One of our COVID-19 positive patients has passed away, but at this time...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020

Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties all report double-digit increases in new COVID-19 cases Friday

Whitley, Laurel, Knox and Bell counties all reported double-digit increases Friday in the number of new COVID-19 cases reported. The Whitley County Health Department reported 20 new COVID-19 cases Friday, seven new cases Thursday, 13 new cases Wednesday, 19 new cases Tuesday, 29...
Posted On 06 Nov 2020