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.