Caldwell County maintained the second-highest incidence rate of COVID-19 in Kentucky on Friday, with a rate of 74 cases per 100,000 people.
The county had the second-highest rates on Wednesday and Thursday as well, with incidence rates of 82.9 and 72.8 cases per 100,000 people, respectively.
The highest county rate on all three days was Monroe County in south central Kentucky, which had 110, 124.7 and 156.2 cases per 100,000 people, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, respectively.
A county’s incidence rate is measured over seven days and is an average reflecting the number of new cases in that county per 100,000 people per day over that seven-day period.
Friday was the most recent report from the Pennyrile District Health Department prior to the Times Leader deadline.
For the week of Nov. 2-6, Caldwell County reported 67 cases of COVID-19, with 12 of those being of school age (5 to 18 years old). Of the 353 total cases reported in Caldwell County through Friday, 257 have recovered and there have been no COVID-related deaths, leaving 96 active cases in the county.
Of Crittenden County’s 191 total cases of COVID-19 reported, 168 have recovered and there have been four COVID-related deaths, leaving 19 active cases.
Of Livingston County’s 155 total cases reported through Friday, 124 have recovered and there has been one COVID-related death, leaving 30 active cases in the county.
Of Lyon County’s 134 total cases through Friday, 101 have recovered and there have been five COVID-related deaths, leaving 28 active cases.
Of Trigg County’s 276 total cases reported through Friday, 234 have recovered and there have been no COVID-related deaths, leaving 42 active cases.
In the five-county Pennyrile health district, there are 215 active cases.