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4,118 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kentucky on the first day of October

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Posted at 5:01 PM, Oct 01, 2021

(LEX 18) — To start the month of October, 4,118 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky.

Of those cases, 1,089 were in the 18 and under age group.

The positivity rate declined to 9.67%. The last time Kentucky had a positivity rate below 10% was August 3.

Currently, 1,900 people are hospitalized, 553 in intensive care units, and 357 on ventilators.

For the full daily COVID-19 report click here.