FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Saturday, the governor's office announced the total number of COVID-19 cases and deaths from December 31, January 1, and January 2.
Over those three days, there were a total of 8.739 new cases.
The positivity rate is now up to 10.79%.
Since the last update on Wednesday, December 30, 75 more Kentuckians have lost their lives after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
The death toll now stands at 2,698.
Currently, there are 1,635 COVID-positive patients in Kentucky hospitals. 428 of those patients are in the ICU and 211 are using a ventilator.
Day-by-day breakdown from the Governor's office:
- Cases: 4,145
- Deaths: 39
- Positivity rate: 9.89%
- Cases: 3,124
- Deaths: 14
- Positivity rate: 10.32%
- Cases: 1,470
- Deaths: 22
- Positivity rate: 10.79%