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

Posted at 4:17 PM, Sep 01, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — During his Tuesday press conference, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 807 new cases were reported in Kentucky, bringing Kentucky's COVID-19 case total to 49,185. Of the 807 new Kentuckians to test positive, 150 are 18 or younger.

Tuesday's positivity rate was 4.4 percent.

"Our positivity rate is still under five percent," Gov. Beshear said. "That is a good thing. Wed like to see that to continue coming down."

Gov. Beshear also announced 15 new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Kentucky's coronavirus-related death total to 948.