Gov. Beshear reports 2,736 new COVID cases, 61 deaths

Gov. Beshear reports 2,736 new COVID cases, 61 deaths
Published: Dec. 9, 2021 at 4:50 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 2,736 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 808,148 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 8.99% positivity rate. Of Thursday’s new cases, 711 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 61 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Thursday. That brings the state total to 11,479.

There are currently 1,167 Kentuckians hospitalized with COVID-19, 314 in the ICU and 185 on a ventilator.

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