FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases and a slightly higher statewide rate of positive virus cases. Eighteen more virus-related deaths were reported Saturday in Kentucky. That includes eight deaths from the state’s audit as it strives to get a comprehensive count of coronavirus deaths. The state reported 505 more COVID-19 cases in its daily report It says the statewide rate of positive cases rose slightly to 2.99%. The report says 370 virus patients are hospitalized in Kentucky, including 92 in intensive care units.