Muhlenberg County Health Dept. releases numbers after confusion

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported 458 total COVID-19 cases in the county Wednesday.

The department says Green River Correctional Complex has completed facility testing and results are still incoming.

Governor Andy Beshear says so far, 339 inmates and 50 staff have tested positive at the facility. Beshear also reported two new deaths in Muhlenberg County Wednesday.

Beshear reported a large new number of cases at the facility Tuesday, leading to confusion.

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(This story was originally published on May 6, 2020)

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