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Kentucky reports 775 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths

Posted at 4:23 PM, Aug 27, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that there are 775 new COVID-19 cases and eight new coronavirus-related deaths in the state of Kentucky. 130 of Thursday's positive cases are kids 18-years-old and younger. Eleven high school kids in Warren Co. have tested positive for COVID-19 as well.

The positivity rate is currently at 4.81%.

*This is a developing story and more information will be added when it becomes available.