(LEX 18) — Tuesday, Kentucky recorded 8,759 new cases of COVID-19.
Out of those, 2,457 cases belong to the 18 and under age group.
15 deaths were reported.
Kentucky's positivity rate continues to trend downwards with 27.51% reported Tuesday.
We continue to see fewer cases and a lower positivity rate, with 8,759 newly reported cases and a positivity rate of 27.51% for Tuesday. While we hope this decline continues, we need more Kentuckians to get vaccinated, get boosted and wear a mask indoors. pic.twitter.com/BgfR2X46a9— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) February 1, 2022
Currently, 2,401 people are hospitalized, 443 in ICUs and 244 people are on ventilators.
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