Governor Beshear did not hold a news conference but did provide an update on COVID-19 in the Commonwealth Sunday. The governor announced 215 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the state’s total case number to 455,790.
43 of Sunday’s new cases were children 18 and younger. 338 Kentuckians remain hospitalized with 107 in the ICU. 52 patients remain on a ventilator. The state’s positivity rate is now 2.64%.
Gov. Beshear also announced eleven deaths Sunday, all of which were newly reported. This brings the state’s death toll to 6,716.
6,560,820 tests have been administered thus far and at least 52,526 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.
As of Sunday, one of the state’s 120 counties are in the red zone on the state’s COVID-19 incidence rate map.
You can see how your county is doing right now here.
If you have any questions about the coronavirus in Kentucky, call the state’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-722-5725.
You can also find more information, including how to protect your family, by visiting Kentucky’s official COVID-19 website: https://govstatus.egov.com/kycovid19