Both Whitley County and Bell County reported additional COVID-19 cases Monday.
The Whitley County Health Department reported its 12th COVID-19 case, and that person is in isolation at home.
Whitley County’s prior 11 COVID-19 cases have all been released from isolation. The last COVID-19 case was reported on May 17 and that person has been released from isolation.
The majority of Whitley County cases have involved people ages 50 and under.
Out of the 12 Whitley County cases, two patients are ages 18-30, four patients are ages 31-40, two patients are ages 41-50, one patient is age 51-60, two patients are ages 61-70, and one patient is age 71-80.
Bell County didn’t report its first COVID-19 case until May 16, and now has multiple confirmed cases.
On Monday, the Bell County Health Department reported its fourth COVID-19.
Previously on June 1, the Bell County Health Department also reported its fourth COVID-19 case, but in a comment on its own post Monday, the health department indicated that the person reported with the prior fourth case did have a physical Bell County address, but was diagnosed in another county and is being quarantined, followed up with and counted in that county.
The Laurel County Health Department reported its 22nd COVID-19 case late Thursday afternoon.
This was the first case that has been reported in Laurel County since May 8.
Out of the 22 cases, two are deceased, 19 have recovered and the newest patient is in home isolation.
Out of the Laurel County cases, four patients are ages 18-30, five patients are ages 31-40, one patient is age 41-50, four patients are ages 51-60, seven patients are ages 61-70, and one patient is age 71-80.
Knox County reported its ninth and tenth COVID-19 cases on May 30, according to the Knox County Health Department.
Knox County’s first eight COVID-19 cases have all been released from isolation.
Out of the first eight Knox County cases, one patient was under the age of 18, one patient was ages 18-30, four patients were ages 31-40, and two patients are ages 51-60, according to the Knox County Health Department.
McCreary County reported its 13th COVID-19 case on May 9, but all 13 cases have now been released from isolation, according to the Lake Cumberland District Health Department.
As of 4 p.m. Monday, there were 11,476 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in Kentucky, and 472 deaths from the virus. At least 285,358 people in Kentucky have been tested for COVID-19, and 3,359 people have recovered, according to the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s official COVID-19 website.