FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — During his Monday press conference, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 2,085 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 2,085 new cases brings Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 305,707.
Monday's positivity rate is 12.35%.
Gov. Beshear also announced 21 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Kentucky's coronavirus-related death total to 2,922. Gov. Beshear noted that 16 of the 21 new deaths were individuals who were NOT in long-term care facilities.
As of Monday, 1,709 Kentuckians are hospitalized for coronavirus-related reasons, 381 of which are in the ICU and 207 of which are on a ventilator.