As of Tuesday the state of Kentucky has reported 2,250 new cases of COVID-19. This bring’s Kentucky’s total cases to 330,907, with 263,094 of those cases being lab confirmed and 67,813 are probable.
27 new deaths were reported Tuesday. To see a list of those reported lost to the virus on Tuesday, click here.
This makes a total of 3,194 Kentuckians lost to the virus; though 253 of those are probable and only 2,941 are lab confirmed.
A total of 3,798,678 COVID-19 test have been administered in Kentucky. 3,440,622 were PCR Test, 105,037 were serology test, and 253,019 were antigen test. The positivity rate currently stands at 11.55%.
Currently 1,633 Kentuckians are hospitalized due COVID-19 related symptoms. With 442 in the ICU and 208 on a ventilator.
Top counties with the most positive cases from Tuesday were: Jefferson, Campbell, Warren, Fayette and Kenton. Each of these counties reported 80 or more new cases.
On a positive note, at least 41,009 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus. The Governor’s office also reports that 221,440 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been received in Kentucky and 184,470 doses have been administered. Of the doses received, 106,275 have been given to long-term care facility residents and staff.