Louisville COVID-19 update: Mayor Fischer announces 5 new cases, no new deaths

Louisville COVID-19 update: Mayor Fischer announces 5 new cases, no new deaths
In an update Saturday afternoon, Louisville mayor Greg Fischer announced 5 new cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County, bringing the total number of cases to 2,555. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - In an update Saturday afternoon, Louisville mayor Greg Fischer announced 5 new cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County, bringing the total number of cases to 2,555.

On Twitter Saturday, the mayor released a graphic that also confirmed no new deaths due from COVID-19.

A total of 161 patients in Louisville have died due to the novel coronavirus.

As of Saturday afternoon, 1,653 people have recovered from COVID-19 in the city, with 10 new recoveries announced on Saturday.

Mayor Greg Fischer said in the tweet, “Please continue to #StayHome, especially with the curfew tonight & Sunday.” Fischer enacted a dusk-until-dawn curfew due to violent protests Thursday and Friday nights.

The curfew will be in place from 9:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m., and is being enforced with the help of the Kentucky National Guard.

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