Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-09-22 16:53:49 –
(LEX 18) — 4,418 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday, of which 1,273 were from the group under the age of 18.
52 deaths were reported.
“Forks, this is hitting far younger people than we’ve seen in a pandemic before,” said Governor Andy Beshear.
On Wednesday, I will announce 4,418 and 52 new deaths of the newly reported COVID-19. One of them is 34 years old. Today’s report shows that the virus is affecting much younger people than we have seen before. Get vaccinated and mask indoors to protect yourself and others. pic.twitter.com/EvNr9svhUM
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) September 22, 2021
The positive rate is currently 11.66%.
There are 2,257 inpatients, 651 in the intensive care unit, and 453 on ventilator.
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