COVID-19 Claims the Life of a Russell County Man

A well known Russell County man lost his short battle with COVID-19 yesterday, becoming the county’s fifth death as a result of the pandemic since mid March.

69 year old Dennis Wilson of Russell Springs died yesterday at a Danville hospital.  Wilson had been hospitalized for several days due to complications from the virus.  

Russell County reported zero new cases yesterday for the first time in a week.   However, several new cases were reported in the Lake Cumberland area.   There were 14 new cases in Casey County yesterday, 6 in Adair County, 5 in Pulaski and 4 new cases in Wayne County.

Currently, Russell County has 17 active cases, all of which are on home self-isolation.

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