Gov. Beshear reports 1,702 new cases, 20 deaths
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 1,702 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 739,863 cases. The governor says the state is seeing an 5.56% positivity rate.
Of Wednesday’s new cases, 495 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 20 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Wednesday. That brings the state total to 9,685.
As of Wednesday, 869 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 276 are in the ICU, and 145 are on ventilators.
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