10 new COVID cases reported

Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Clark County Health Department over a three-day period.

On Tuesday, the department reported two new cases, on Wednesday four, and on Thursday four.

According to Public Health Director Becky Kissick, two of the county’s cases upon further investigation, were identified as not being Clark County residents. Therefore, the department is now working 40 active cases out of a cumulative total of 349 positive cases in the county.

Also Thursday, she reported that eight people with the virus had met the criteria for recovery.

At his press conference Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear reported 775 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, with 23 percent of new cases involving children age 18 or younger.

Kentucky has had nearly 46,000 coronavirus cases, and 910 people in the state have died of the virus, including eight that were reported Thursday.