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Gov. Beshear reports 4,551 new COVID-19 cases, 56 deaths

Governor Andy Beshear gives an update on the COVID-19 situation in Kentucky.
Governor Andy Beshear gives an update on the COVID-19 situation in Kentucky.(WKYT)
Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 4:50 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 4,551 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 684,989 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 10.40% positivity rate. Of Tuesday’s new cases, 1,465 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 56 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday. That brings the state total to 8,635.

As of Tuesday, 2,006 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 588 are in the ICU, and 395 are on ventilators.

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