Four people died of COVID-19 in Lucerne this week, said David Pedry, head of the county, adding that he was concerned about the number of new cases of COVID-19 in the county.
“With everything that’s going on, I just want to remind people that we haven’t come out of this fight against COVID,” Pedry said.
On Friday, the State Department of Health reported another 44 cases of COVID-19 in Lucerne County. According to the data, 4,594 cases with 190 deaths were registered in the district.
According to the state, the death toll in Lucerne County since Sept. 21remains 190. Pedry said he learned of four deaths in the county from the county office and provided the following information:
- A 92-year-old woman died Sunday at a nursing home.
- A 72-year-old man died Tuesday at a nursing home.
- A 77-year-old woman died at the hospital on Tuesday.
- A 83-year-old man died Friday at a nursing home.
On Thursday, the State Department of Health reported another 54 cases of COVID-19 in Lucerne County. This was the highest number of additional cases recorded in one day, as 61 additional cases were registered on 9 May.
As of October 10, the department reported 289 additional cases in the district – an average daily increase of 41.3. In total for the previous week there were 165, and the average daily – 23.6.
On Friday, the Department of Health reported another 1,566 cases and 25 new deaths across the state, a total of 179,086 cases and 8,457 deaths related to COVID-19.