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Beshear reports declining positivity rate, lowest case total for a Wednesday since Dec.

Beshear reports declining positivity rate, lowest case total for a Wednesday since Dec.
Published: Feb. 2, 2022 at 4:57 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 7,406 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 1,176,470 cases. As of Wednesday, 2,438 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 448 are in the ICU, and 219 are on ventilators.

The governor said the state is seeing a 26.78% positivity rate. Of Wednesday new cases, 2,094 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 21 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Wednesday. That brings the state total to 12,996.

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