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Thursday’s COVID-19 Data: 4,891 New, 13.00% Positivity, 62 New Deaths

Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccine Monitoring
As of September 16: 
Total State Population: 4,467,673
Total State Population Vaccinated: 2,631,420
% of Total State Population Vaccinated: 59%
Total State Population > 18 Years of Age Vaccinated: 2,475,959
% of Total State Population > 18 Years of Age Vaccinated: 71%
Total State Population >65 Years of Age Vaccinated: 681,513
% of Total State Population >65 Years of Age Vaccinated: 91%

First Dose Administered by Vaccine:
Pfizer: 1,376,618 52%
Moderna: 1,057,038 40%
Janssen(J&J): 190,734 7%

Notes from Thursday’s 9.16 Ky. COVID-19 Daily Summary

Total New Cases: 4,891 18 & Under: 1,416
Total Cases: 644,563 including 472,184 Confirmed Cases and 172,379 Probable cases.

Positivity Rate: 13.00% (7-day Rollover Average)*

Total Tests: 8,596,722 Total Positive Tests: 780,932 Total PCR Positive: 553,304 Total Serology Positive: 46,022 Total Antigen Positive: 181,606
Kentuckians Ever Hospitalized with COVID-19: 27,606 (4.28%)
Kentuckians now in Hospital with COVID-19: 2,453
Kentuckians Ever in ICU with COVID-19: 5,467 (0.85%)
Kentuckians now in ICU with COVID-19: 667
Kentuckians on a Ventilator with COVID-19: 448

Current Overall Capacity:
Occupied    Available     Percent
Inpatient Beds:     
9,638           3,583         72.9%
ICU Beds:                 1,437               137          91.3%
Ventilators:               859            1,082        44.3%

New Deaths announced today: 62
*15 duplicates and records not meeting case criteria removed since the last report.

Total Deaths due to COVID-19: 8,206 Confirmed: 7,334 Probable: 872

QuarantineofVaccinatedPersonsGuidance (from CDC.gov)

Vaccine.KY.Gov to see when you can get vaccinated, or call 855-598-2246 from 8 am to 7 pm Monday-Friday. 855-598-2246 TTY: 855-326-4654 (8 am to 7 pm Monday – Friday)

The data collected by the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) on case patients comes from a number of sources, including electronic laboratory reports, provider case
disease and COVID-19 investigation reports, local health department investigation results, hospital infection prevention clinical patient data, and KDPH investigation results. Data is often found incomplete and/or incorrect and during KDPH investigation individual patient-level data is added to, corrected, and de-duplicated so that overall case counts and aggregate data values change daily.7

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