Advertisement

Gov. Beshear reports 2,582 new COVID-19 cases, 35 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: Dec. 17, 2021 at 4:39 PM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 2,582 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the state total to 825,692 cases. The governor says the state is seeing an 8.94% positivity rate. Of Friday’s new cases, 617 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 35 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Friday. That brings the state total to 11,754.

There are currently 1,255 Kentuckians hospitalized with COVID-19, 329 in the ICU and 195 on a ventilator.

Get the WKYT News app on ROKU, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Get the WKYT News app on ROKU, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.(WKYT)

Copyright 2021 WKYT. All rights reserved.