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Governor Beshear reports 2,000 cases, 29 deaths; state’s positivity is down to 6.89%


Gov. Andy Beshear announced nearly 2,000 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, but said the state’s positivity rate has decreased to 6.89%.

“Overall, our COVID-19 numbers are coming down, which is great news – but we can’t let our guard down when we’re this close to finishing the fight,” said Gov. Beshear.

Case Information

Beshear reported the following COVID-19 numbers:

New cases today: 1,993
New deaths today: 28
Positivity rate: 6.89%
Total deaths: 4,401
Currently hospitalized: 923
Currently in ICU: 265
Currently on ventilator: 131

Top counties with the most positive cases today are: Jefferson, Fayette, Kenton and Boone. Each county reported at least 80 new cases. Jefferson County reported 466.

Fayette County reported 116 cases.


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