Ky. positivity rate back below 11 percent for second straight day


FILE PHOTO: Kentucky Democratic Governor Andy Beshear speaks to the press at the Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

The governor’s office announced 3,795 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky on Saturday. The state total now stands at 344,568 cases. The state’s positivity rate is now 10.56%. The top counties with the most positive cases are Jefferson, Bullitt, Fayette, Warren and Kenton.

Officials also reported 49 new deaths Saturday. That brings the total COVID-19 related deaths in Kentucky to 3,386.

At least 1,604 Kentuckians are currently hospitalized, with 403 in the ICU and 209 on ventilators. At least 41,633 Kentuckians have recovered from the coronavirus.

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