Gov. Beshear reports 799 new COVID-19 cases; 3.20% positivity rate

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDKY) – Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 799 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 434,148 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 3.20 percent positivity rate. Of Tuesday’s new cases, 157 are in kids 18 or younger.

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There were three reported COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday, and one new audit death. That brings the state total to 6,261.

As of Tuesday, 405 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 96 are in the ICU, and 53 are on ventilators. At least 50,513 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.

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