FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 645 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After the removal of duplicates, the 645 new cases brings Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 453,460.
Kentucky's positivity rate was 2.79% on Tuesday, slightly higher than Monday's report of 2.78%.
According to kycovid.gov, Kentucky is now up to 6,673 new coronavirus-related deaths, 11 more than Monday.
As of Tuesday, 1,932,189 Kentuckians have received their first dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On Tuesday, Gov. Beshear reported 1,932,189 unique persons vaccinated in Kentucky and a positivity rate at 2.79%. The Governor also reported 645 new cases of #COVID19. For more on today’s report visit https://t.co/8qrSMnTeMh. pic.twitter.com/i3KPsdoPTb— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) May 18, 2021