To date, McCracken County has had 1,096 COVID-19 cases, including 13 novel coronavirus-related deaths.
The outbreak of coronavirus in the United States and around the world has many in the Local 6 area worried about their health and safety.
To help keep you updated on the virus, we have created this page.
Along with stories we have done on the virus, we will also provide links for information on the virus, its symptoms, and what preventative measures you can take to avoid catching it.
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To see a list of confirmed cases in the Local 6 area, click here.
To see a list of local COVID-19 testing locations, click here.
For information on how to check on your coronavirus stimulus check, click here.
For information on the Necessities Grant for Paducah-McCracken County families, click here.
To see a list of stores with senior shopping hours, click here.
For instructions on how to sew face masks, click here.
To see a list of educational content to help keep your kids occupied, click here.
To see a list of local food pantries, click here.
To see a list of local restaurants providing curbside/takeout instead of in-person services, click here.
To see the total number of cases confirmed across the world, including the number of those who have died and those who have recovered, click here.
To see the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Local 6 area, click on the states below.
Want to know what symptoms to look out for? Check out the infographic below or click here.
The program says the center will be closed for remote learning from Oct. 30 to Nov. 6. Kids will be able to return for in-person classes on Nov. 9.
"We need to put others' health first and make decisions that protect others as much as ourselves," Graves County Health Department Director Noel Coplen said.
The board blames the delay on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, saying the novel coronavirus wasn't a part of everyday life back in October 2019, when the casinos submitted their applications.
Sixty-eight Kentucky counties are in the red zone for high COVID-19 incidence rates, including several in the Local 6 area.
A region that includes counties in central and west-central Illinois is the latest to face restrictions on social interaction to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 in its two-county region Thursday.
Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 72 new cases of COVID-19 in its two-county region and one new death Wednesday.
The state of Kentucky lists Calloway County in the "red zone" for the virus, with an incidence rate of 44.69 per 100,000 residents as of Wednesday.
Earlier this month, beloved Kentucky sign language interpreter Virginia Moore announced she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. Wednesday, Moore said she is "doing very well," and she and her doctors "think we got it all."
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear set a moratorium on utility bills, allowing families to hold off on payments, but that ends Nov. 6.
Halloween is just days away. As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, Kentucky counties classified in the "red zone" are adjusting their holiday plans.
The index has now given up 5.6% so far this week and is on track for its biggest weekly fall since March, when markets were in a downward spiral.
Speaking during a briefing Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Andy Beshear also reported 14 new virus-related deaths, and said no Kentucky county is in the "green zone" when it comes to COVID-19 incidence rate.
This is the first COVID-19 update the governor has released since being quarantined. The governor and his family have been quarantined since a member of his security team tested positive for the virus.
(CNN) -- The US just marked a harrowing milestone: It recorded its highest one-day number of Covid-19 infections Friday at more than 83,000 -- more than 6,000 higher than the country's previous record set in July.
SALINE COUNTY, IL —The Egyptian Health Department in southern Illinois reported 37 new cases within three counties Friday, including 26 in Saline County.
The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 75 new COVID-19 cases across its two-county region in southern Illinois Friday.
Some southern Illinois restaurants continue to welcome dine-in customers, despite the state saying that indoor dining is temporarily not allowed.
The holidays are approaching, which means colder months and an expected rise COVID-19 cases nationwide. Senior living centers are making sure their residents are protected.
The staff members who met the criteria of a close contact of the active case were sent home immediately, the school district said
As Illinois is battles a resurgence of the coronavirus, the governor is laying groundwork for distributing a vaccine when it becomes available.
Regarding the new virus-related deaths reported Wednesday, Beshear said the 21 deaths ranged in age from people in their 40s to people in their 90s. Wednesdays number of deaths is second only to Sept. 10, when the state reported 22 deaths.
"It was the right decision last week when we went to all Distance Learning for high school students and I truly believe it’s the right decision now to return to in-person classes," the district's director of schools says.
Ten states recorded their highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations Tuesday: Kentucky, Arkansas, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin, according to the Covid Tracking Project.
After it was again named on Illinois' "warning level" list for high COVID-19 risk counties, Saline County had nearly two dozen new COVID-19 cases this weekend.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker spoke Sunday on CNN's “State of the Union," the same day health officials announced 4,245 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths.
There is nearly no place in America where COVID-19 case counts are trending in the right direction as the country heads into what health experts say will be the most challenging months of the pandemic.
It is not known how many Democrats might support it, but it is unlikely that the Senate Republican majority will get the necessary support to advance the bill.