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279 new deaths tallied in weekly Kentucky coronavirus report


Monday afternoon Kentucky reported 8,639 new coronavirus cases bringing the state total to 1,306,877.

2,194 of the new cases were in people age 18 and younger.

279 new deaths were reported, bringing that total to 14,659.

351 Kentuckians were hospitalized with COVID as of Monday afternoon. 68 of those were in the ICU and 80 were on a ventilator.

The positivity rate is at 3.08%.

Find more information about the spread of the coronavirus in Kentuckyhere.

Samantha was a reporter and All Things Considered Host from 2019 to 2023. Sam is also a graduate of Morehead State University and worked for MSU's Public Radio Station.
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