New Kentucky COVID-19 cases hover at approximately 500 per day

Published 9:25 pm Saturday, April 10, 2021

Kentucky on Saturday reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases and a slightly higher statewide rate of positive virus cases.

Eighteen more virus-related deaths were reported in Kentucky, including eight deaths from the state’s audit as it strives to get a comprehensive count of coronavirus deaths.

The state reported 505 more COVID-19 cases in its daily report and said the statewide rate of positive cases rose slightly to 2.99%.

It said 370 virus patients are hospitalized in Kentucky, including 92 in intensive care units.

Kentucky has had more than 432,700 COVID-19 cases and at least 6,241 virus-related deaths since the pandemic began.