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LCDHD COVID-19 Public Information Brief 6/9/2021
By Amy Tomlinson
Lake Cumberland District Health Department
We added the same number of new cases today compared to the same time period last week so our 7-day-average incidence rate of new cases per 100,000 remained constant.
Statewide Testing Positivity Rate: 2.06%.
Deaths: We are pleased to report no new deaths today. We have experienced a total of 453 deaths resulting in a 2% mortality rate (about 1 in 50) among known cases. This compares with a 1.54% mortality rate at the state level and a 1.79% mortality rate at the national level.
Hospitalizations: We presently have 11 cases in the hospital. This is equal to what we reported yesterday. We have had a total of 1,269 hospitalizations resulting in a 5.61% hospitalization rate (about 1 in 18) among known cases. The state hospitalization rate is 5.06%. The latest data shows that 75.56% of Lake Cumberland's ICU beds are filled, and 14.29% of ventilator capacity is being utilized.
Total (Cumulative) Cases: The Lake Cumberland District has experienced a total of 22,621 cases since the onset of the outbreak. This means that 10.83% of our total population has been a confirmed case. However, we do not know how many additional people may have had COVID-19 and were either asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic and never tested. Of our total cases, 0.53% are reinfections, and 1.63% contracted the virus after having received at least 1 dose of the vaccine.
Released (Not contagious) Cases: We released 12 cases today from isolation. Released cases include: Adair: 3; Casey: 1; Pulaski: 4; Russell: 1; and, Taylor: 3. In all, we have released 97.6% of our total cases.
Active (Current) Cases: We added 7 more cases today than we had deceased and/or released cases. This leaves us with 86 active cases in our district across all 10 of our district's 10 counties. On 12/10/2020 we were at our peak number of active cases, 1,335.
Where Did Cases Visit Prior to Isolation: The most common places cases visited prior to isolation are (in descending order): Family, Businesses, Medical Facilities, and Schools. Of our active cases, 7% can not be tied back to another known case (community-spread cases).
New Cases: We report that our total case count has increased by 19 today. Our new cases are as follows: Adair: 1; Casey: 5; Clinton: 1; Cumberland: 1; McCreary: 1; Pulaski: 6; Russell: 1; and, Taylor: 3. Our current new case growth rate is: 1.0007. This means our total case count is projected to double every 1044.9 days. The most new cases we ever added in a single day was on 12/30/2020 when we added 301 cases. Today's new cases include:
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