Kentucky sets daily COVID record with 11,232 more cases confirmed

Gov. Andy Beshear
Gov. Andy Beshear(Governor Andy Beshear/Facebook)
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 2:49 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2022 at 2:55 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Kentucky set a new daily COVID case record on Wednesday, with Gov. Andy Beshear confirming 11,232 more cases.

He said that the state’s positivity rate is 27.39%, which is also an all-time high for Kentucky.

Another 21 Kentuckians died from COVID.

“Please, be careful,” Beshear said. “Get vaccinated. Get your booster as quickly as you can and wear a mask.”

Beshear mentioned the latest COVID figures before presenting his plans for improved healthcare in Kentucky that will be in his upcoming budget proposal.

Click here to view the state’s COVID-19 dashboard for a complete breakdown of cases by region, age, race and more.

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