Beshear reports 10th-highest day of new cases since pandemic began

Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

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

Gov. Beshear reported 4,009 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the state total to 512,224 cases. The governor says the state is seeing an 11.83% positivity rate. Of Friday’s new cases, 929 are in kids 18 or younger.

The governor says this is the 10th-highest day of new cases since the pandemic began.

There were 12 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Friday. That brings the state total to 7,426.

As of Friday, 1,424 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 391 are in the ICU, and 185 are on ventilators.

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