FRANKFORT, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 1,493 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 738,190 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 5.66% positivity rate.
Of Tuesday’s new cases, 421 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 25 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday. That brings the state total to 9,665.
As of Tuesday, 893 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 266 are in the ICU, and 148 are on ventilators.