Ky. positivity rate drops below 8%
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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