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Kentucky Overview

Last updated January 26, 2021 12:00 am ET
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When Kentucky reports no data, several days of data, or unusual data (such as decreases in values that should increase), our volunteers note it here on the date the anomaly occurred. We also note here changes in our own methodology that affect the data.

Negative test results reported in our API and CSVs are calculated by subtracting Confirmed cases from Total PCR tests (specimens) in the absence of better data.

On December 24, 2020, December 25, 2020, December 31, 2020 and January 1, 2021, Kentucky did not update their data by the time of our daily update, presumably due to the holidays.

On November 26, 2020, Kentucky did not update their data by the time of our daily update, presumably due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

On November 12, 2020, Kentucky began reporting Currently on ventilator in their COVID-19 Daily Summaries.

On November 7, 2020, Kentucky reported that "due to a keystroke error, the PCR and total tested figures were incorrectly reported on 11/6/2020." This caused our Total PCR tests (specimens) to go up by ~168k on November 6, and to go down by ~130k on November 7. If we find an official source with a corrected value we will backfill it.

As of September 18, 2020, Kentucky's total test results are drawn from our totalTestsViral field instead of calculated via positive+negative.

As of May 27, 2020, Kentucky reports antibody tests separately from PCR tests.

On May 23, 2020, Kentucky revised down the state's figure for Total tests.