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State’s deadliest day and highest ever daily rate

County’s highest number of active cases

Current Cases




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Voice Staff Report

The State is reporting the highest ever one day number of new Coronavirus cases of 4,151 and the State’s deadliest day reporting 35 deaths Tuesday evening. Monday evening the number of new cases reported for Kentucky was 2,124. The new cases gives the State a positivity rate of 9.59%.
McCreary County is also reporting the highest ever number of active cases at 121 on Monday with 11 hospitalized and 110 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday with 12 hospitalized. Pulaski is reporting 319 active cases with 25 hospitalized. Taylor County reports 149 active cases with 12 hospitalized. Adair is reporting 102 cases with 11 hospitalized. All the counties in the 10 county Lake Cumberland District are in the Red/Critical level of community spread and all but six of the 120 counties in the State are in the Red/Critical level.
The total number of active cases in the Lake Cumberland District is 1,009 with 85 hospitalized and a cumulative total of 8,584 cases since the start of the pandemic and 131 deaths. The Lake Cumberland District has had a total of 543 hospitalizations for a hospitalization rate of 6.33% among known cases and a mortality rate of 1.53%. The District reports that 4.11% of our total ten county population have been a confirmed case.
The State is reporting 1,777 are currently hospitalized with 441 in ICU and 241 on ventilators. The cumulative total number of cases in the State since March is 185,110 and 1,943 deaths.
Scott County Tennessee is experiencing a surge in active Covid-19 cases, reporting 254 active cases. Scott County has reported a cumulative total of 1,119 cases and 7 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
LCDHD has traced the most common places visited before isolation and they are listed in descending order: Long term care /residential facilities, businesses, family and medical facilities. Approximately 10% of the active cases cannot be traced back to a known cause.
The Lake Cumberland District Health Department is urging everyone to double down on efforts to slow the spread of Covid-19 by wearing face coverings, avoiding crowds, social distancing when around others, increasing hand hygiene, increasing general sanitation and by avoiding touching our face.
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