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Gov. Beshear reports 445 new COVID-19 cases; 2.77% positivity rate

Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 4:51 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 445 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 459,124 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 2.77% positivity rate. Of Wednesday’s new cases, 68 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were four reported COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday. That brings the state total to 7,071.

As of Wednesday, 307 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 106 are in the ICU, and 68 are on ventilators.

The governor announced 2,060,313 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky.

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