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State’s positivity rate drops below 30%; over 4K new cases announced

Published: Jan. 31, 2022 at 3:51 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 4,950 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the state total to 1,160,558 cases. As of Monday, 2,413 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 454 are in the ICU, and 232 are on ventilators.

The governor said the state is seeing a 28.49% positivity rate. Of Monday’s new cases, 1,219 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 14 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Monday. That brings the state total to 12,960.

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