Gov. Beshear reports 21.16% positivity rate, 38 deaths
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Governor Andy Beshear gave an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Beshear reported 6,967 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 1,227,638 cases. As of Thursday, 2,117 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 394 are in the ICU, and 195 are on ventilators.
The governor said the state is seeing a 21.16% positivity rate. Of Thursday’s new cases, 1,729 are in kids 18 or younger.
There were 38 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Thursday. That brings the state total to 13,254.
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