FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 263 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 263 new cases brings Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 456,053.
The positivity rate in Kentucky continues to remain under 3%. Monday's positivity rate was 2.61%.
There were three reported COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, and one new audit death, bringing the state's coronavirus-related death total to 6,720.
As of Monday, 1,989,841 Kentuckians have received either the first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On Monday, Gov. Beshear announced 1,989,841 Kentuckians vaccinated, and a positivity rate that has decreased to 2.61%. The Governor also reported 263 new cases of #COVID19 in the commonwealth. For more on today’s report visit https://t.co/8qrSMnTeMh pic.twitter.com/hOVMrZ4UQW— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) May 24, 2021