Thursday Covid 19 Update (1 new death & 3 new cases)

Yesterday the LCDHD reported one new death, a 73-year-old female indirectly related to the nursing home in Adair County. They also reported three new cases: a 72-year-old female resident of the nursing home in Adair County; a 39-year-old female from Taylor County who worked as a contract employee at a nursing home in Jackson County; and, a 75-year-old male resident of a nursing home in Pulaski County.
That nursing home has already notified all residents, employees, and families about the situation. For all our new positive cases, we are completing or have already completed case investigations and close contact tracing.
The Lake Cumberland area has experienced 210 Cumulative Confirmed Cases and there have been 8,170 Confirmed COVID-19 cases across 117 Kentucky Counties as of Wednesday (this includes 8,167 statewide plus 3 recently reported cases in Lake Cumberland not in the Governor’s daily report).