FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 575 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 575 new cases brings Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 454,609.
Kentucky's positivity rate continues to slowly decrease. Thursday's positivity rate was 2.70%.
Fifteen new coronavirus-related deaths were also announced, bringing Kentucky's coronavirus-related death total to 6,693.
As of Thursday, 1,945,674 Kentuckians have either received the first shot of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On Thursday, Gov. Beshear announced 1,945,674 persons vaccinated in Kentucky and a positivity rate that has decreased to 2.70%. The Governor also reported 575 new cases of #COVID19. For more on today’s report visit https://t.co/8qrSMnTeMh. pic.twitter.com/NLRnrwgOcR— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) May 20, 2021