Kentucky COVID-19 case positivity rate drops below 10%
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 2,202 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the state total to 1,274,681 cases. As of Friday, 1,148 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 223 are in the ICU, and 119 are on ventilators.
The governor said the state’s positivity rate has now dropped below 10 percent at 9.85%. Of Friday’s new cases, 545 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 38 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Friday. That brings the state total to 13,758.
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