Kentucky COVID-19 Statistics

Updated Sep 27, 2020 @ 8:17am EDT
Population  4,467,000   |   Policy  Reopening State
Cases
66,036
Total
1.48% Per Capita
Deaths
1,154
Total
0.026% Per Capita
Recovered
0
Total
64,882 In Recovery
New Cases
0
September 27
0% Growth

Yesterday there were 970 new confirmed* cases, 0 recoveries, 5 deaths. The current 7-day rolling average of 705 new cases/day grew 18.3% from 14 days ago, while the average of 7 deaths/day declined 30% in Kentucky, at that rate...

Cases in 7 Days
71,139
Estimated
5,103 New Cases
Cases in 14 Days
76,536
Estimated
10,500 New Cases
Cases in 30 Days
90,012
Estimated
23,976 New Cases
Kentucky
Mortality Rate
1.7%
Currently
W.H.O.
Mortality Rate
3.6%
Average
Deaths in 7 Days
1,199
Estimated
45 New Deaths
Deaths in 14 Days
1,236
Estimated
82 New Deaths
Deaths in 30 Days
1,294
Estimated
140 New Deaths

* The number of cases displayed reflects how many have been tested & confirmed so far. It does NOT include the potentially many undetected people who are currently infected with COVID-19, whether asymptomatic or undiagnosed.


Testing Stats

Tests Performed
1,274,688
Total as of Sep 26
28.54% Per Capita
Tests Per Day
32,385
7 Day Avg
0.72% Per Capita
Positive Test Rate
3.2%
7 Day Avg
W.H.O. target: 10% max
Another gauge of expanding infection is an increasing positive test rate relative to overall testing.

Hospitalization Stats

The average rate of non-ICU hospitalization is 15%. Kentucky has approximately 14,295 non-ICU hospital beds in total.
Current Non-ICU Patients
9,732
Estimated (15% of Cases)
Non-ICU Capacity
68%
Estimated In Use
The average rate of ICU hospitalization is 5%. States have on average 20 - 30 ICU beds per 100,000 people, so Kentucky has roughly between 894 and 1341 ICU beds. At the current rate Kentucky...
Current ICU Patients
3,244
Estimated (5% of Cases)
ICU Capacity
241% - 362%
Estimated In Use

Aggregate Daily & Cumulative Stats

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Helpful Resources

CDC: How to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to COVID-19
EPA Approved Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19
Dont Panic: Comprehensive COVID-19 Guide
Food Safety and COVID-19: A Comprehensive Guide

Data Sources:
John Hopkins CSSE
CDC Testing Report

References:
https://www.aha.org/statistics/fast-facts-us-hospitals
http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/cbn/2020/cbnreport-02272020.html
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/10/simple-math-alarming-answers-covid-19/
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html
https://covidactnow.org/
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