Advertisement

Beshear: Over 2K people hospitalized with COVID, positivity rate at all-time high

Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 4:55 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 9,267 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 962,007 cases. As of Thursday, 2,098 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 459 are in the ICU, and 237 are on ventilators.

The governor says the state is seeing a 27.77% positivity rate. Of Thursday’s new cases, 2,410 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 29 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Thursday. That brings the state total to 12,484.

The governor said 2,813,659 Kentuckians have gotten their vaccine.

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.