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Kentuckians see record numbers of hospitalizations, ICU patients with 2,619 cases on Monday

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Posted at 4:22 PM, Aug 30, 2021

(LEX 18) — On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear held a briefing discussing the growing COVID numbers across the Commonwealth.

With 2,619 cases reported, August 30 is now the highest number of COVID cases on a Monday.

Monday, August 30:
Cases: 2,619 (highest Monday ever)
18 & under: 752
Deaths: 25
Positivity rate: 13.45%
Hospitalizations: 2,198 (RECORD)
ICU: 615 (RECORD)
Ventilators: 361 (RECORD)

Sunday, August 29:
Cases: 3,249
18 & under: 946
Deaths: 18
Positivity rate: 13.35%
Hospitalizations: 2,137
ICU: 610
Ventilators: 361

Saturday, August 28:
Cases: 4,050
18 & under: 1,285
Deaths: 13
Positivity rate: 13.36%
Hospitalizations: 2,173
ICU: 596
Ventilators: 346

For more on Monday's COVID-19 numbers click here.