Pike coronavirus cases up to five

Pike County’s latest positive case of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed.

According to Pike County Health Department Director Tammy Riley, a 51-year-old female is Pike County’s fifth resident to test positive for novel coronavirus COVID-19. The case was announced by Gov. Andy Beshear during his daily media briefing on Monday.

The patient is the second female in the county to test positive for the virus. The other confirmed cases are those of a 28-year-old male, a 78-year-old female, a 69-year-old male and a 62-year-old male. The 62-year-old male patient was announced on Easter Sunday has being the county’s first coronavirus death.

During his briefing on Monday, Beshear announced 87 new COVID-19 cases along with seven new coronavirus deaths. The state crossed two new unfortunate thresholds, according to the governor’s statistics, crossing both the 2,000-case mark and the 100-death mark. Kentucky has had 2,048 confirmed COVID-19 cases and has experienced 104 deaths associated with the virus.

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Source: Mountain Top