Gov. Beshear reports over 4K new COVID-19 cases


(Gov. Andy Beshear, Team Kentucky)

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

Governor Beshear reported 4,030 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state total to 634,298 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 13.45% positivity rate. Of Tuesday’s new cases, 1,154 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 24 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday. That brings the state total to 8,095.

As of Tuesday, 2,514 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 666 are in the ICU, and 428 are on ventilators.

The governor also reported 2,623,258 Kentuckians vaccinated.

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