(LEX 18) — On Wednesday, Kentucky reported 9,807 new cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 2,105 belong to the 18 and under age group.
The state's positivity rate is now 22.89%.
29 deaths were reported.
For the second day I am reporting the highest COVID report since the pandemic began with 9,807 newly reported cases and a positivity rate of 22.89%. Omicron is surging. Get your vaccine and booster – do not wait – and wear a mask to protect yourself and others. pic.twitter.com/1zAxXpZ3yw
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) January 5, 2022
Currently, 1,704 people are hospitalized, 394 in ICU, and 211 people on ventilators.
For the full daily COVID-19 report click here.