Gov. Beshear reports 3,893 new COVID-19 cases, 82 deaths

Gov. Beshear reports 3,893 new COVID-19 cases, 82 deaths
Published: Sep. 29, 2021 at 4:54 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 3,893 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 688,861 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 10.05% positivity rate. Of Wednesday’s new cases, 1,226 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 82 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Wednesday. Those are from August and September. That brings the state total to 8,717.

As of Wednesday, 1,995 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 573 are in the ICU, and 384 are on ventilators.

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