FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 972 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 427,842 cases. The governor says the state is seeing a 2.99 percent positivity rate. Of Thursday new cases, 175 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 13 reported COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday, as well as five additional audit deaths. That brings the state total to 6,108.
As of Thursday, 411 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 92 are in the ICU, and 45 are on ventilators. At least 49,767 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.