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Gov. Beshear announces 361 new COVID-19 cases; 11 weeks of declining cases

Kentucky announces new coronavirus cases for Sunday.
Kentucky announces new coronavirus cases for Sunday.(Associated Press)
Published: Mar. 28, 2021 at 3:05 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has announced the 11th straight week of declining COVID-19 cases Sunday, March 28.

Gov. Beshear reported 361 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the state total to 425,027 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 2.9 percent positivity rate.

There were eight reported COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday. The state death total is now 6,031.

As of Sunday, 381 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 96 are in the ICU, and 39 are on ventilators. At least 49,414 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.