Kentucky reaches two million mark for vaccinations


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

The governor announced Kentucky has officially reached 2 million COVID-19 vaccinations. The updated total is 2,006,742 vaccinations in the Commonwealth.

Gov. Beshear reported 580 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and a 2.52% positivity rate. He says we’ve seen three weeks of a decline and we’re on pace for a fourth week of decreasing cases.

The governor says the highest incidence rate is among 10-19 year olds.

There were four reported COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday, as well as one additional audit death.

Here is a look at the number of COVID-19 related deaths reported by month in Kentucky. We’re on track to have the lowest month of deaths since March 2020 – when the pandemic started

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