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Sunday COVID-19 update: 1,768 cases, 31 more deaths

Posted at 4:37 PM, Jan 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-31 16:37:52-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Sunday, Governor Andy Beshear's office reported 1,768 more cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky.

There have been a total of 362,890 cases of COVID-19 in the state since the pandemic hit in early March 2020.

31 more Kentuckians have died after contracting the virus. The death toll during the pandemic is now 3,745.

The state's positivity rate is 8.81%.

There are currently 1,327 COVID-positive patients at Kentucky hospitals.

354 of those patients are in the ICU and 173 are using a ventilator.