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GREENUP COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – Health officials in Greenup County, Kentucky confirm another COVID-19 death, bringing the county to three deaths related to the virus.

A 79-year-old woman has died, according to the Greenup County Health Department

The department says the state now has 187 total confirmed cases, four of which are newly reported. 53 cases remain active, and 131 residents have recovered.

The new cases include a 68-year-old man, a 54-year-old woman, a 40-year-old man and a 10-year-old girl. Health officials say while the 68-year-old is in the hospital, his hospitalization is not related to his COVID-19 diagnosis.

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