Gov. Beshear reports over 1,800 new COVID-19 cases; positivity rate close to 10%

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

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

Governor Beshear reported 1,803 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 487,871 cases. The governor says the state is seeing an 9.88% positivity rate. Of Tuesday’s new cases, 372 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were four new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday. That brings the state total to 7,352.

As of Tuesday, 824 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 263 are in the ICU, and 96 are on ventilators.

The governor reported 2,325,008 Kentuckians have been vaccinated.

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