FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDKY) – Governor Andy Beshear is providing an update on COVID-19 cases in Kentucky.
Gov. Beshear reported 2,690 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 162,838 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 8.82 percent positivity rate.
There were 17 reported COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday. The state death total is now 1,809.
As of Tuesday, 1,658 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 390 are in the ICU, and 207 are on ventilators.