Cases of covid-19 had steadily grown over the past few days in Kentucky. Yesterday, officials announced 3,784 new cases of the virus, in addition to 29 new virus related deaths. An as the cases have increased, so too has the positivity rate, now at 9%. Locally, Hardin county reported 125 new cases Wednesday, accounting for 217 combined cases since Tuesday. Meade county reported 29, and LaRue reported 15.