Gov. Beshear: Eighth-straight week of declining case reports, 526 new cases Sunday

Gov. Beshear: Eighth-straight week of declining case reports, 526 new cases Sunday
Governor Andy Beshear announced Sunday that for the eighth straight week, Kentucky has again reported a week of declining cases.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WAVE) - Governor Andy Beshear announced Sunday that for the eighth-straight week, Kentucky has again reported a week of declining cases.

Beshear confirmed an additional 526 cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in Kentucky since the pandemic began to 410,709.

An additional 13 deaths due to COVID-19 were also confirmed in Kentucky Sunday. The total number of deaths due to the virus in the commonwealth is now 4,819.

The state’s positivity rate is now 4.12 percent based on a seven-day rolling average.

Other information provided in Sunday’s update includes:

  • Patients currently hospitalized : 558
  • Patients currently in ICU : 156
  • Patients currently on a ventilator : 82

Due to limited reporting on Sundays, additional information will be provided in Monday’s report.

For additional information on positive cases and breakdowns on county, race and ethnicity, visit the Team Kentucky COVID-19 website.

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