Gov. Beshear reports over 1K new COVID-19 cases; positivity rate over 8%
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 1,273 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 477,882 cases. The governor says the state is seeing an 8.11% positivity rate. Of Tuesday’s new cases, 251 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were four new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday. That brings the state total to 7,323.
As of Tuesday, 520 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 175 are in the ICU, and 83 are on ventilators.
The governor reported 2,283,428 Kentuckians have been vaccinated.
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