Gov. Beshear reports 2,490 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths

Governor Andy Beshear holds a news conference to give an update on the COVID-19 situation in...
Governor Andy Beshear holds a news conference to give an update on the COVID-19 situation in Kentucky.(WKYT)
Published: Sep. 30, 2021 at 4:55 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 2,490 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 691,344cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 10.08% positivity rate. Of Thursday’s new cases, 722 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 53 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Thursday. That brings the state total to 8,770.

As of Thursday, 1,976 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 566 are in the ICU, and 381 are on ventilators.

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