Gov. Beshear reports 2,696 new COVID-19 cases, 51 deaths
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 2,696 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 705,626 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 9.11% positivity rate. Of Wednesday’s new cases, 660 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 51 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Wednesday. That brings the state total to 8,972.
As of Wednesday, 1,634 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 476 are in the ICU, and 314 are on ventilators.
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