Gov. Beshear reports 2,358 new COVID cases, 34 deaths

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 4:53 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 2,358 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 717,245 cases. The governor says the state is seeing an 8.12% positivity rate.

Of Tuesday’s new cases, 597 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 34 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday. That brings the state total to 9,184.

As of Tuesday, 1,329 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 398 are in the ICU, and 262 are on ventilators.

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