COVID-19: 1,018 Cases in Ky., 81 in NKY Over the Weekend
Kentucky added 1,018 positive COVID-19 cases over the weekend, with 646 on Saturday and 368 on Sunday.
Across five Northern Kentucky counties, there were 81 new cases over that two-day period, most of which were in Boone Co., where 52 new cases were counted.
Kenton County saw 15 new cases while there were 8 in Campbell Co., 5 in Grant Co., and one in Pendleton Co.
The weekend brought 12 new deaths statewide related to COVID-19.
There are currently 416 people hospitalized across the state, including 106 in intensive care units and 48 on ventilators.
The positivity rate in Kentucky is 3.43% as of Sunday.
Governor Andy Beshear reported that at least 1,768,443 people in the state have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Image shows the local incidence rate, calculated by the average daily number of positive cases per 100,000 people over a seven-day period