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Kentucky reported 316 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, marking 10 consecutive weeks of declining cases. The state also announced 18 deaths, two of which were counted from an audit.
There have been 420,828 positive cases and 5,738 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Kentucky’s test positivity rate fell below 3% Sunday, to 2.97%. That’s the lowest the rate has been since early July, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
There were 463 Kentuckians hospitalized with the virus Sunday, including 111 in intensive care units and 71 on ventilators.
As of Sunday afternoon, 1,175,442 Kentuckians had received at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. That’s about 34% of the state’s adult population.
Indiana reported 779 new cases and an additional 21 deaths Sunday, bringing its totals to 677,905 positive cases and 12,536 deaths. More than 948,000 people are now fully vaccinated in Indiana.
Distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine
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Where are the coronavirus cases in Kentucky?
All of Kentucky’s 120 counties have seen diagnosed cases of the coronavirus.
Because multiple labs are testing for coronavirus, demographic information for patients is not always immediately available. This tracker and map is based on daily updates provided by Beshear’s office each evening. Numbers reported by county and local health departments may differ from what the state is reporting.