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