Kentucky COVID-19 update: 12,817 new cases, 31 related deaths announced Wednesday

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Kentucky reported 12,817 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday and 31 additional coronavirus-related deaths. 

The state's test positivity rate went down some to 32.44%. 

As of Wednesday afternoon, 2,845,145 — about 64% of the state's population — have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Moreover, 2,455,312 Kentuckians are considered fully vaccinated, and 100,790 people have gotten a booster shot.

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There have been 1,112,651 total coronavirus cases and 12,817 related deaths in Kentucky since the start of the pandemic.

There were 2,493 Kentuckians hospitalized with the virus Wednesday, including 474 in intensive care units and 271 on ventilators.

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Where are the coronavirus cases in Kentucky? 

All of Kentucky's 120 counties have seen diagnosed cases of the coronavirus.

Because multiple labs are testing for coronavirus, demographic information for patients is not always immediately available. This tracker and map is based on daily updates provided by Beshear's office each evening. Numbers reported by county and local health departments may differ from what the state is reporting.

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