FRANKFORT (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.