There were 9,836 new cases of COVID-19, boosting the state’s positivity rate to 23.67%. There were also 35 new reported deaths.
There are 1,783 people hospitalized with COVID-19, with 402 in the ICU, and 227 people on ventilators.
Help stop the spread of COVID-19 by:
- Wearing a mask while indoors or in crowded areas
- Cover any sneezes and/or coughs
- Wash your hands often, with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds
- Getting your vaccine/booster
The CDC recommends anyone with any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection. Kentuckians can find a test near them by visiting govstatus.egov.com/ky-get-COVID-tested.
The CDC also recommends moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. Those seeking a booster or vaccine can visit vaccines.gov/search to find a location.