Knox County has gone from one of the highest Covid-affected counties in the area to one of the lowest. In the latest state report, the county has added only six new Covid cases, with a positive percentage of 9.1 percent. The percentage makes Knox County the only area county below ten percent in positive Covid test rates.
Greene County added the most new cases, with 16. Daviess County is next with ten. On the other end, Martin County added only one more case, with Pike County adding two. Sullivan County has the highest Covid percentage in the area, at 21.1 percent positive Covid tests over the last seven days. Martin County is next, with a 17.6 percent seven-day rate.