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5,457 new COVID cases reported Thursday

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Sep 02, 2021

(LEX 18) — 5,457 new COVID cases were reported in Kentucky on Thursday. This is the second-highest day after January 6, with 5,742 cases.

For 18 and under 1,774 new cases were reported.

The positvity rate sits at 13.29% with 45 new deaths.

Hospitalizations are at a new high with 2,315 people.

The intensive care units and the use of ventilators saw a slight dip with 620 in the ICU and 408 on ventilators.

For the full daily COVID report click here.