1,623 new COVID cases reported in Kentucky Friday

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Posted at 5:09 PM, Oct 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-29 17:09:45-04

(LEX 18) — On Friday, 1,623 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state of Kentucky.

Of those cases, 455 belong to the 18 and under age group.

49 new deaths were reported and the state's positivity rate is 5.08%.

Currently, 864 people are hospitalized, 273 in ICUS, and 144 people on ventilators.

For the full daily COVID-19 report click here.