87,607 COVID-19 cases reported in Ky.

87,607 COVID-19 cases reported in Ky.
Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight COVID-19. (Source: Pixabay)

KENTUCKY (KFVS) - Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight COVID-19.

As of 2 p.m. Oct. 18, Beshear announced at least 87,607 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, 812 of which were newly reported Sunday.

One hundred and sixteen of the newly reported cases were from children up through age 18, of which 28 were five and under.

The youngest was just 1 month old.

The Governor announced five more deaths on Sunday, bringing the death total to 1,317.

The reported deaths included a 76-year-old man from Boyd County; a 73-year-old woman from Fayette County; a 67-year-old man from Greenup County; a 91-year-old woman from Lincoln County; and a 91-year-old woman from Marion County.

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