(LEX 18) — On Wednesday, 3,032 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky.
798 of the new cases belong to the 18 and under age group.
The state's COVID-19 positivity rate is currently 9.14% and 70 new deaths were reported.
According to Governor Andy Beshear, one of the deaths recorded was a 16-year-old.
On Wednesday, Gov. Beshear announced 3,032 newly reported cases of COVID-19 and a 9.14% positivity rate. The Governor also reported 70 deaths, including the loss of a Kentuckian only 16 years old. https://t.co/wEX3KaLmMj pic.twitter.com/U4cBci7bYg
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) December 8, 2021
Currently, 1,144 people are hospitalized, 312 in ICUs, and 179 people on ventilators.
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