Gov. Beshear reported 4,638 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 547,657 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 12.89% positivity rate. Of Tuesday’s new cases, 1,335 are in kids 18 or younger.
Tuesday’s new case total is the fifth-highest report since the pandemic began.
There were 17 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday. That brings the state total to 7,575.
As of Tuesday, 2,014 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 589 are in the ICU, and 338 are on ventilators.