678 new cases of COVID-19 reported in KY on Monday

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Posted at 4:47 PM, Oct 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-18 16:47:38-04

(LEX 18) — On Monday, Governor Andy Beshear shared Kentucky's COVID numbers from the following weekend, including Monday's 678 new cases.

Of those cases, 154 belong to the 18 and under age group.

31 deaths were reported.

Currently, the positivity rate is 7.36%.

1,193 people are hospitalized, 337 in ICUs, and 219 on ventilators.

Beshear also shared 15 children are in the hospital, four are in the ICU and three are on ventilators.

For the full daily COVID-19 report click here.

Saturday, October 16
New cases: 1,751
New deaths: 50

Sunday, October 17
New cases: 827
New deaths: 22