Gov. Beshear reports 769 new cases of COVID-19, 19 deaths Saturday

Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky (WDKY) – The governor’s office announced 769 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky on Saturday. The state total is now at least 387,090 cases to date. The state’s positivity rate is now 6.87%.

Johns Hopkins University says this is the first time since mid-October that Kentucky has reported fewer than 1,000 cases in a single day.

Officials also reported 19 new deaths Saturday. That brings the total COVID-19 related deaths in Kentucky to 4,272.

At least 1,059 Kentuckians are currently hospitalized, with 266 in the ICU and 143 on ventilators.

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