The COVID-19 death toll in Jefferson County increased to 85 over the weekend, up one compared to last week, as the number of new positive cases continues to remain low and/or decline.
In Jefferson County, 13,361 residents are now fully vaccinated and 13,143 have received at least the first of a two-dose series. Jefferson County has had a total of 3,356 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 but the county’s current seven-day average positivity rate is 2.5% while the seven-day positivity for unique individuals is 7.8%.
Jefferson County’s metric level remains in the “Blue” category representing “low community spread.”
Switzerland County has 2,370 residents fully vaccinated with 2,329 receiving the first of a two-dose series. Switzerland County has had a total of 809 positive cases during the pandemic with eight total deaths. The county’s current seven-day average positivity rate is 1.3% and the seven-day positivity for unique individuals is 5.9%. Switzerland County’s metric level is “Yellow” for moderate community spread.
In Indiana, 2,672,891 have been fully vaccinated with 2,725,849 receiving the first of a two-dose series. The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that 140 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the total to 749,532 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus. To date, 13,326 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of two from the previous day.
In Carroll County, Kentucky, there have been a total of 21 deaths attributed to the pandemic. There have been 1,033 cases of COVID-19 in Carroll County during the pandemic. The incidence rate in Carroll County is at “Yellow” with 2.7% for community spread.
In information from the North Central District Health Department, Trimble County has reported 732 cases of COVID-19 with four active cases and overall seven deaths during the pandemic. The incidence rate in Trimble County is now at “Yellow” at 3.4% for community spread.
On June 13, the Kentucky Department of Public Health reported 88 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the overall total during the pandemic to 462,303 positive cases overall. The total known deaths from COVID-19 in Kentucky is now 7,158 deaths, an increase of three from the previous day. On Monday, 2,147,892 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky with 1,823,894 fully vaccinated.
COVID vaccines are continuing to be administered Monday through Friday at the Jefferson County Health Department for those 12 years of age and older. Appointments can be scheduled by visiting www.ourshot.in.gov or by calling 211. Walk-ins are welcome Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 p.m.-5 p.m., and Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Everyone 12 years of age and older is eligible. An adult must accompany a child 12 to 15 to the appointment; parental consent is required for minors.
Switzerland County Health Department is operating a vaccine clinic at the Switzerland County Technology and Education Center, 708 West Seminary Street, Vevay.
Kentuckians should visit vaccinemap.ky.gov to find a COVID-19 vaccination site near them.