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Second highest day of new COVID cases in Kentucky with 5,401

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Posted at 4:52 PM, Aug 26, 2021

(LEX 18) — On Thursday, Kentucky recorded the second-highest day of new COVID cases with 5,401. The highest day was January 6 with 5,742 cases.

27 deaths were reported with a record positivity rate of 13.24%.

Hospitalizations, ICU patients, and people on ventilators continue to set record highs.

2,115 hospitalized, 590 ICU patients, and 345 on ventilators.

For the full daily report visit here.