A local state legislator has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement released yesterday afternoon, State Senator Max Wise of Campbellsville said he tested positive for the virus on two separate tests this past Friday. Wise told WJRS NEWS last evening he was feeling fine, with only mild symptoms, and is currently on home isolation.
The Lake Cumberland District Health Department reported no new cases of COVID-19 yesterday in Russell County. However, there was one death reported from Casey County.
Although Russell County reported no new cases yesterday, there were 7 new cases in Adair county; five new cases in Casey county; 9 new cases in Pulaski, and 7 new cases in Taylor county.
In a statement, the district health department said the following: “We implore, we plead for everyone to wear a mask when out in public, to avoid crowds, to social distance (stay 6-feet from others), to wash their hands with soap and water often and thoroughly, to stay home if they have a fever or are coughing, to increase sanitation, and to avoid touching their faces.”