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Gov. Beshear reports over 8K new COVID-19 cases, 21.99% positivity rate

Gov. Beshear reports over 8K new COVID-19 cases, 21.99% positivity rate
Published: Feb. 9, 2022 at 4:48 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 8,044 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 1,220,703 cases. As of Wednesday, 2,142 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 399 are in the ICU, and 200 are on ventilators.

The governor said the state is seeing a 21.99% positivity rate. Of Wednesday’s new cases, 1,857 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 34 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Wednesday. That brings the state total to 13,216.

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