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Saturday COVID-19 update: 2,649 cases, 46 more deaths

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Posted at 3:43 PM, Jan 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-30 15:43:08-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Saturday, Governor Andy Beshear's office reported 2,649 more cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky.

There have been a total of 361,124 cases of COVID-19 in the state since the pandemic hit in early March 2020.

46 more Kentuckians have died after contracting the virus. The death toll during the pandemic is now 3,714.

The state's positivity rate is 8.82%.

There are currently 1,415 COVID-positive patients at Kentucky hospitals.

362 of those patients are in the ICU and 185 are using a ventilator.