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3,032 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kentucky on Wednesday

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Posted at 4:57 PM, Dec 08, 2021

(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.

Currently, 1,144 people are hospitalized, 312 in ICUs, and 179 people on ventilators.

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