Beshear reports 4,815 new COVID-19 cases, 13.33% positivity rate

Kentucky
team kentucky.jpg

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

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

Gov. Beshear reported 4,815 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the state total to 562,623 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 13.33% positivity rate, an all-time high. Of Friday’s new cases, 1,529 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 18 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Friday. That brings the state total to 7,685.

As of Friday, 2,129 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 592 are in the ICU, and 349 are on ventilators.

The governor also reported 2,496,578 Kentuckians vaccinated.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News