FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 588 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 588 new cases brings Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 454,044.
Wednesday's positivity rate was 2.77%, slightly lower than Tuesday's report of 2.78%.
As of Wednesday, 1,937,33 Kentuckians have received their first dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On Wednesday, Gov. Beshear announced 1,937,333 unique persons vaccinated in Kentucky. The Governor also reported 588 new cases of #COVID19 and a positivity rate that decreased to 2.77%. For more on today’s report visit https://t.co/8qrSMnTeMh. pic.twitter.com/S94Nh8oiTc— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) May 19, 2021