FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDKY) – Governor Andy Beshear is providing an update Thursday afternoon on COVID-19 cases in Kentucky.
Gov. Beshear reported 2,318 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 115,277 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 6.50 percent positivity rate.
There were 20 reported COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday. The state death total is now 1, 534
As of Thursday, 1,102 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 291 are in the ICU, and 129 are on ventilators.
The governor says the state has 80 red counties as of Thursday.