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Ky. positivity rate drops below 8%

Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.
Published: Mar. 2, 2022 at 4:54 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 2,334 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 1,282,416 cases. As of Wednesday, 865 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 170 are in the ICU, and 87 are on ventilators.

The governor said the state’s positivity rate has now dropped to 7.73%. Of Wednesday’s new cases, 585 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 35 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Wednesday. That brings the state total to 13,935.

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