776 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kentucky on Tuesday

Posted at 4:20 PM, Oct 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 16:48:14-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — During his Tuesday press conference, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 776 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky, bringing the state's COVID-19 case total to 81,691.

Of the 776 new Kentuckians to test positive for COVID-19, 111 are 18 or younger.

Gov. Beshear also announced 14 new coronavirus-related deaths, one of which was an 88-year-old man from Fayette County, bringing Kentucky's coronavirus-related death total to 1,269. An 87-year-old man from Jessamine County was also reported among the new coronavirus-related deaths.

"I think this is our first death from Jessamine County," Gov. Beshear said.