2 new cases of COVID-19 in Clark County
Two new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Clark County, according to information from the Clark County Health Department.
The cases involved a 70-year-old woman and a 72-year-old man.
“Health officials are working with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) to identify and speak with all those who may have come in close contact with these individuals while contagious.
In accordance with medical privacy laws, additional details regarding these patients cannot be provided,” according to the Health Department.
There have been five confirmed cases of virus in Clark County. The other cases involve a 49-year-old man, a 27-year-old woman and 33-year-old man.
Additional details about the people cannot be release because of medical privacy laws.
As of 5 p.m. Thursday, there have been 198 positive cases of the virus in Kentucky.
So far, there have been five deaths attributed to coronavirus in the state.
A state hotline 1.800.722.5725 is available to help Kentuckians who have questions or need help. To stay current on the latest information, visit the state’s website a kycovid19.ky.gov