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Gov. Beshear reports 1,028 cases (300 from earlier), 10 deaths, 2.8% positivity; get your vaccination


Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,028 new COVID-19 cases. Of those, 300 are from Monday and Tuesday, but could not be confirmed and announced until today due to a technical issue on the reporting platform.

“Today’s case report reminds us that even though we’ve come so far in the fight against COVID-19, this isn’t over yet,” said Gov. Beshear. “Please, if you’re 16 or older, get vaccinated. Keep masking up in public spaces even if you have been vaccinated. None of us want to throw away our progress.”

Case Information

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, Gov. Beshear reported the following COVID-19 numbers:

New cases today: 1,028*
(300 cases are from Monday and Tuesday, but could not be confirmed and announced until today due to a technical issue on the reporting platform.)

New deaths today: 10
New audit deaths: 4
Positivity rate: 2.87%
Total deaths: 6,198
Currently hospitalized: 383
Currently in ICU: 112
Currently on ventilator: 66

Top counties with the most positive cases today are: Jefferson (137), Fayette (65), Laurel (39) and Warren (34). Each county reported at least 34 new cases.

To see list of places in Kentucky with openings this week, click here.


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