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Beshear reports 1,880 new COVID cases, 36 deaths, lowest positivity — 7.08% — since Nov. 6; and more

Governor Andy Beshear reported the lowest positivity rate since November 6 — 7.08% — and 1,880 new COVID cases and 36 deaths. Here are the COVID-19 numbers: New cases today: 1,880 New deaths today: 36 Positivity rate: 7.08% Total deaths: 4,211 Currently hospitalized: 1,142 Currently in ICU: 278 Currently on ventilator: 156 Top counties with the most positive cases today are: Jefferson,...

11 hospitals get vaccines, including UK, Baptist Health; Beshear reports 2,898 new cases, 23 deaths

Gov. Andy Beshear announced all 11 health facilities identified to receive initial shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have confirmed receipt. Vaccines at UK Healthcare “This is a very exciting time. With these life-saving vaccines being administered right now to our front-line workers, the beginning of the end of the coronavirus crisis is in sight,” the Governor said. “We are also continuing...

Beshear reports 910 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths; eviction relief, safe Halloween guidance

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 910 new COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 69,728 cases and 1,191 deaths. One hundred forty-six of the newly reported cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 26 were ages 5 and under. The youngest was 3 months old. Fayette County reported 159 new cases. “Our case numbers continue to be higher than any of us would like,” said...