Beshear: Over 2K people hospitalized with COVID, positivity rate at all-time high
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 9,267 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 962,007 cases. As of Thursday, 2,098 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 459 are in the ICU, and 237 are on ventilators.
The governor says the state is seeing a 27.77% positivity rate. Of Thursday’s new cases, 2,410 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 29 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Thursday. That brings the state total to 12,484.
The governor said 2,813,659 Kentuckians have gotten their vaccine.
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