FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDKY) – Governor Andy Beshear is providing an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 834 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 435,743 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 3.45 percent positivity rate. Of Thursday’s new cases, 116 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 17 reported COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday. That brings the state total to 6,302.
As of Thursday, 416 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 102 are in the ICU, and 49 are on ventilators. At least 50,642 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.