The Pennyrile District Health Department Reports 18 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday

The Pennyrile District Health Department announced eighteen new coronavirus cases, and one new death, in the five county district Wednesday.

The health department reported six new cases in Caldwell County, that of a 66-year-old female, 27-year-old male, 62-year-old female, 57-year-old female, 67-year-old female, and a 28-year-old male, who are all are isolated at home. The cases now bring Caldwell County’s total case number to 118.

Trigg County confirmed eight new cases Wednesday including a 69-year-old male, 82-year-old male, 58-year-old female, 47-year-old female, 18-year-old female, 17-year-old male, 78-year-old female, and a 27-year-old female, who are all recovering in their own homes and bring the county’s total case number to 147.

The health department announced two new cases Lyon County, that of an 82-year-old female who is isolated at home, and a 78-year-old male who passed away due to complications from the virus. According to the health department the man was recently confirmed to have the virus. Lyon County has now had 66 cases since the pandemic began.

One case was reported in both Crittenden County, that of a 21-year-old female, and in Livingston County, that of a 25-year-old male, who are both isolated at home. The cases now bring Crittenden County’s total case number to 119, while Livingston County’s case number now sits at 75.