Please show all of us the numbers you used to determine this and your source.
KY: Population, 4,499,696; confirmed cases, 2,960; fatalities, 146; cases per 100,000, 65.8; fatalities per 100,000, 3.2.
TN: Population, 6,897,576; confirmed cases, 7,070; fatalities, 148; cases per 100,000, 102.5; fatalities per 100,000, 2.1.
Population data retrieved from World Population Review's US States site. COVID case and fatality data retrieved from Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 United States Cases by County map.