1,003 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kentucky on Monday

Posted at 4:18 PM, Feb 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 00:06:00-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — During his Monday press conference, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 1,003 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 1,003 new cases brings Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 378,793.

"That is the lowest since December 26," Gov. Beshear said of the new case numbers.

Monday's positivity rate was 7.78%. According to Gov. Beshear, that is lowest positivity rate since Nov. 10.

Gov. Beshear also announced 40 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Kentucky's coronavirus-related death total to 4,091.