The Pennyrile District Health Department has announced nine COVID-19 related deaths and 70 new positive cases around its five-county district. Officials noted three of the deaths are from 2020 based on a review from the state.
According to the health department, three of the deaths were reported in Caldwell County. Those deaths involved a 69-year old male, a 79-year old male on October 13, 2020, and a 73-year old female on November 4, 2021.
The health department reported the death of a 69-year old male on November 18th in Crittenden County was connected to COVID-19, with three deaths related to the virus reported in Trigg County and two COVID-related deaths in Livingston County.
Of the 70 new COVID cases reported around the district since Friday, fourteen of the positive cases are in Caldwell County with three of those confirmed Friday along with eleven cases on Monday. Those cases are all recovering at home involve seven females and seven males, ages 2 months to 79, with four of the cases 18 and under.
Elsewhere around the district, 20 new coronavirus cases were reported in Livingston County along with seventeen new cases in Trigg County, twelve new cases in Crittenden County, and seven new cases in Lyon County.