Kentucky

Cases

New KY Cases

September 18
+758
Trend
Flat

New KY Deaths

September 18
+8
Trend
Flat

Total KY Cases

Confirmed cases
60,128
Deaths
1,101

Tests in KY

Positive-Test Rate
2.9%

County Trends

Rising
37
Falling
29
Flat
54

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Jefferson 14,245 144 294
Fayette 5,238 114 68
Madison 1,537 34 6
Daviess 1,245 33 14
Oldham 1,036 28 25
Warren 4,088 26 40
Boone 1,474 20 25
Union 254 19 2
Laurel 750 16 6
Henderson 621 16 3
Hardin 1,183 14 10
Kenton 1,918 12 45
Barren 628 11 13
Boyd 380 11 4
Mercer 185 11 1
Pulaski 718 8 10
Caldwell 134 8 0
Estill 101 8 0
Shelby 1,018 7 25
Campbell 811 7 16
McCracken 668 7 6
Jessamine 565 7 0
Nelson 467 7 4
Jackson 342 7 17
Christian 1,081 6 18
Bullitt 794 6 9
Scott 713 6 9
Ohio 434 6 9
Harlan 362 6 10
Marshall 257 6 2
Meade 183 6 3
Knott 127 6 1
Muhlenberg 728 5 12
Franklin 590 5 11
Whitley 267 5 2
Henry 182 5 2
Webster 141 5 3
Letcher 111 5 2
Calloway 515 4 8
Greenup 339 4 4
Simpson 263 4 8
Woodford 248 4 0
Rowan 201 4 1
Trigg 156 4 0
Bath 79 4 1
Hopkins 590 3 39
Bell 465 3 12
Perry 326 3 8
Allen 300 3 9
Green 245 3 8
Russell 238 3 6
Lincoln 178 3 12
McLean 70 3 1
Graves 704 2 29
Knox 430 2 9
Grayson 363 2 13
Taylor 278 2 6
Clay 271 2 6
Montgomery 230 2 3
Floyd 169 2 2
Carter 152 2 3
Grant 152 2 6
Anderson 141 2 1
Wayne 124 2 0
Larue 111 2 1
Hancock 73 2 0
Carlisle 72 2 1
Lyon 64 2 4
Lee 17 2 0
Butler 330 1 16
Clark 295 1 8
Adair 292 1 19
Casey 266 1 15
Boyle 244 1 0
Lewis 215 1 14
Spencer 192 1 0
Bourbon 161 1 1
Rockcastle 159 1 1
Garrard 145 1 3
Johnson 142 1 1
Washington 140 1 1
Fulton 136 1 2
McCreary 136 1 0
Edmonson 130 1 12
Breckinridge 122 1 2
Crittenden 116 1 1
Mason 116 1 2
Metcalfe 103 1 2
Pendleton 89 1 0
Trimble 56 1 0
Lawrence 52 1 0
Morgan 52 1 0
Ballard 51 1 1
Leslie 51 1 0
Pike 378 0 3
Marion 215 0 7
Monroe 198 0 4
Carroll 195 0 5
Todd 178 0 8
Harrison 167 0 0
Hart 160 0 1
Clinton 100 0 2
Cumberland 97 0 0
Gallatin 96 0 8
Owen 90 0 2
Powell 90 0 0
Breathitt 82 0 0
Livingston 79 0 1
Magoffin 79 0 0
Fleming 76 0 0
Martin 74 0 2
Hickman 73 0 0
Menifee 42 0 0
Bracken 40 0 0
Elliott 32 0 0
Wolfe 30 0 0
Nicholas 29 0 1
Robertson 12 0 0
Owsley 36 -1 1
Logan 549 -3 27

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
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9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Kentucky
STATUS: CLOSING AGAIN
Cases
60,128 confirmed cases, with 758 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Amusement parks
Fact
Goldman Sachs economic study says national mask mandate could save 5 percent of GDP. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
7/28/2020
Illinois, Kentucky and Minnesota added to New York State COVID-19 travel advisory list

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.