Kentucky reports 505 new COVID-19 cases

April 10, 2021 GMT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky on Saturday reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases and a slightly higher statewide rate of positive virus cases.

Eighteen more virus-related deaths were reported in Kentucky, including eight deaths from the state’s audit as it strives to get a comprehensive count of coronavirus deaths.

The state reported 505 more COVID-19 cases in its daily report, and said the statewide rate of positive cases rose slightly to 2.99%.

It said 370 virus patients are hospitalized in Kentucky, including 92 in intensive care units.

Kentucky has had more than 432,700 COVID-19 cases and at least 6,241 virus-related deaths since the pandemic began.



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