Ky reports 805 new cases and all-time high 22 COVID deaths Thursday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 10, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday reported 805 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Kentucky and 22 deaths, which is a new high for one day.

As of 4 p.m. Sept. 10, Beshear said there were at least 54,772 coronavirus cases in Kentucky. One hundred twenty-two of the 805 newly reported cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 19 were children ages 5 and under. The youngest was a 3-month-old from Fayette County.

The 22 deaths reported raises the total to 1,035 Kentuckians lost to the virus.

The deaths reported Thursday include an 84-year-old man from Barren County; an 86-year-old man from Bullitt County; an 81-year-old man from Campbell County; a 76-year-old woman from Daviess County; a 53-year-old woman from Fayette County; a 78-year-old woman from Grayson County; a 101-year-old woman from Green County; a 55-year-old man from Harlan County; five women, ages 70, 73, 82, 86 and 102, and an 80-year-old man from Jefferson County; a 100-year-old woman and a 75-year-old man from Marion County; a 60-year-old man from Monroe County; a 77-year-old man from Nelson County; and two women, ages 83 and 90, and two men, ages 82 and 84, from Warren County.

As of Thursday, there have been at least 943,460 coronavirus tests performed in Kentucky. The positivity rate currently stands at 4.14%. At least 10,791 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.

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