FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — During his Tuesday press conference, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 1,255 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 1,255 new cases brings Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 390,762.
"That is the lowest Tuesday in more than a month," Gov. Beshear noted.
Tuesday's positivity rate was 6.58%.
"Fairly stable right now, but still decreasing a little bit at a time," Gov. Beshear said of the positivity rate.
Gov. Beshear also announced 27 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Kentucky's coronavirus-related death total to 4,318.
As of Tuesday, 935 Kentuckians are hospitalized for coronavirus-related reasons.