4,891 newly reported cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, positivity rate continues to drop

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Posted at 5:12 PM, Sep 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-16 17:12:45-04

(LEX 18) — On Thursday, 4,891 new cases of COVID-19 were reported.

The COVID positivity rate continues to decline, with 13.00% Thursday. This decline marks the eighth day in a row the rate has dropped.

Sixty-two deaths were reported, this is the third-highest report on record.

2,453 people were hospitalized, 667 intensive care admittances, and 448 on ventilators.