Advertisement

Beshear reports over 2K new cases, positivity rate down to 6.49%

Beshear reports over 2K new cases, positivity rate down to 6.49%
Published: Mar. 4, 2022 at 4:44 PM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 2,076 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the state total to 1,286,697 cases. As of Friday, 782 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 155 are in the ICU, and 75 are on ventilators.

The governor said the state’s positivity rate has now dropped to 6.49%. Of Friday’s new cases, 474 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 45 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Friday. That brings the state total to 14,018.

Get the WKYT News app on ROKU, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Get the WKYT News app on ROKU, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.(WKYT)

Copyright 2022 WKYT. All rights reserved.