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Kentucky Reports 518 New Positive COVID-19 Cases

The Kentucky Department for Public Health has released its July 22 update detailing the Bluegrass State's current COVID-19 cases, deaths, hospitalizations, recoveries, and more.

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 4:05 PM
Updated: Jul 22, 2020 4:10 PM

Kentucky's newest COVID-19 information has been released by the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH).

KDPH reported 518 new positive cases of COVID-19 throughout Kentucky on Wednesday, July 22.

That brought the state's overall number of identified cases to date to 24,540 total - which KDPH breaks down as 23,336 lab-confirmed and 1,204 probable.

Another three new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Wednesday in Kentucky.

KDPH now lists 677 total COVID-19 deaths statewide - with 673 of those deaths being lab-confirmed and four of them being probable.

560,161 total Kentuckians have now been tested for COVID-19, showing a statewide positivity rate of 4.92%.

The number of Kentuckians hospitalized with COVID-19 is currently 603. The overall number of Kentucky patients hospitalized to date is 2,914 total.

There are currently 145 COVID-19 patients in the ICU in Kentucky. To date, 1,039 total Kentuckians have been in the ICU with COVID-19.

A total of 7,000 Kentuckians have now recovered from COVID-19.

You can view the Kentucky Department for Public Health's full July 22 COVID-19 report by clicking here.

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