FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDKY) – Governor Andy Beshear is providing an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 1,268 COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the state total to 347,836 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 9.93 percent positivity rate. Of Monday’s new cases, 169 are in kids 18 or younger.
This is the second straight week the state has seen a decline in the total number of cases each week.
There were 39 reported COVID-19 related deaths on Monday. The state death total is now 3,460 deaths.
As of Monday, 1,539 people are hospitalized for COVID-19, 374 are in the ICU and 203 are on ventilators. At least 41,760 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.