FRANKFORT, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – Gov. Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Beshear reported 2,736 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 808,148 cases. The governor said the state is seeing an 8.99% positivity rate. Of Thursday’s new cases, 711 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 61 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Thursday. That brings the state total to 11,479.

There are currently 1,167 Kentuckians hospitalized with COVID-19, 314 in the ICU, and 185 on a ventilator.