For the second consecutive day, a total of fifteen new COVID-19 cases were announced in Lyon and Crittenden counties Friday.
The Pennyrile District Health Department reported six of those cases were confirmed in Lyon County and included two females and four males between the ages of 10-months to 58-years old. All of the cases are recovering at home.
Since the outbreak began a total of 178 cases have been confirmed. Of those 26 are active, including two who are hospitalized, and 145 cases have recovered. There have been seven deaths linked to the virus, including a 77-year old female who passed away Wednesday.
In Crittenden County, nine new COVID cases were confirmed Friday, including seven females and two males ranging in age from 22-years old to 69.
As of Friday, a total of 239 cases had been confirmed with 35 of those cases currently active. Two-hundred cases have recovered and there have been four COVID-related deaths since March.