Hardin County now has 245 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March after nine new cases were announced Friday afternoon by the Lincoln Trail District Health District.

Of the 245 cases — 180 people, 73 percent of the cases, have recovered.

There are three people in Hardin County hospitalized due to COVID-19 and 57 people are under in-home isolation. The health district reports five people from Hardin County have died from the virus, while Gov. Andy Beshear's website lists six deaths.

As of 4 p.m. Friday, there have have been 496 cases of COVID-19 in the Lincoln Trail District's six-county region, including 20 in LaRue County and 37 in Meade County.

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GMYKY

Why is the number of new COVID-19 cases breaking news but the number of people who have recovered from it not breaking news? 1-5 million people on earth died from Tuberculosis last year. Why was this not called a pandemic?Political conspiracy!

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