FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Beshear reported 930 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 virus-related deaths as of 4 p.m. Friday.
One hundred thirty-one of the newly reported cases were from children age 18 and younger, 23 of which were children age 5 and under. The youngest was only 2 months old.
“We cannot continue to have days where we have 900-plus cases,” Beshear said. “Please put on your mask. Please engage in social distancing. The lives and the health of the Kentuckians around us depend on it.”
As of Friday, there have been at least 1,321,987 coronavirus tests performed in Kentucky. The positivity rate was 4.48%, and at least 11,677 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.