Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 situation in Kentucky

Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 3:42 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth:

The governor said on Saturday, there were 2,048 new cases and 42 deaths, on Sunday there were 1,018 new cases and 15 deaths, and Monday there were 822 new cases and 44 deaths. The state death total is now 10,707.

It’s the highest Saturday, Sunday and Monday case reports in at least four weeks.

The governor said the state is seeing a 6.56% positivity rate.

There are 809 COVID-related hospitalizations, 203 in the ICU and 101 on ventilators.

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