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Sunday COVID-19 update: 2,362 cases, 34 more deaths

Posted at 5:24 PM, Jan 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-17 17:24:25-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Sunday, Governor Andy Beshear's office reported 2,362 more cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky.

There have been a total of 326,675 cases of COVID-19 in the state since the pandemic hit in early March 2020.

34 more Kentuckians have died after contracting the virus. The death toll during the pandemic is now 3,127.

The state's positivity rate is 11.49%.

There are currently 1,602 COVID-positive patients at Kentucky hospitals.

410 of those patients are in the ICU and 212 are using a ventilator.