(LEX 18) — With 5,111 new cases, September 3 marks the highest Friday ever and the fourth highest day for COVID cases overall.
1,547 cases are 18 and under. The positvity rate now sits at 13.17% and 24 new deaths have been reported.
Hospitalizations, ICUs, and ventilators see another record day.
2,365 people were hospitalized, 661 people in the ICU, and 425 on ventilators.
It's a tough Friday as the delta variant continues to burn through Kentucky. Today I am announcing 5,111 newly reported cases of COVID-19, the fourth highest day since the pandemic began. We’ve also lost another 24 Kentuckians to this deadly virus. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/2Ou4CTphsF
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) September 3, 2021
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