Two eastern Kentucky counties record first COVID-19 cases


LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Letcher County recorded its first confirmed coronavirus case on Friday.

Kentucky River District Health says the patient is a 50-year-old man who is self-isolated at home.

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Johnson County also recorded its first positive COVID-19 case, according to county officials.  No other details were released about the patient.

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