New H1N1 deaths reported in Kentucky

Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The deadly H1N1 virus has claimed two more victims in Kentucky.

The latest death was a woman in her mid 50's from McCreary County. Health officials say she passed away at a hospital out of state. It is not known if there were underlying health conditions.

The second victim was a 59-year old man from Richmond. The health director for the Madison County Health Department said he did have underlying health conditions.

So far, there have been 13 deaths in Kentucky due to complications from the H1N1 virus.

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