Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 2021-05-08 04:32:40 –
Lexington, Kentucky (LEX 18) —Wednesday, Governor Andy Beshear announced that 747 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. After removing the duplicates, the new case of 747 will add up the Kentucky COVID-19 cases to ().
The positive rate on Wednesday is 3.11%.
Governor Bescher also announced nine new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Kentucky to 6,485.
As of Wednesday, 434 Kentuckies were hospitalized for coronavirus-related reasons, of which 119 were in the ICU and 59 were on ventilators.
As of Wednesday, 1,742,037 Kentucky citizens have been vaccinated with at least the first COVID-19 vaccine.
“This week I visited some of the state’s most unique vaccination sites. From a mobile clinic that lacks emergency management vans where you can meet people where they are, for professional soccer games. It’s up to the pop-up clinic, “Governor Bescher said in a press release. “There are convenient and sometimes fun places where you can grab hope, protect yourself and save lives wherever you are.”
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