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Kentucky Gov. Beshear announces most COVID cases since early February

Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.
Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 10:15 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WSAZ) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday announced the highest number of COVID cases since Feb. 3.

He said there were 2,583 new cases reported on Wednesday. In addition, the state’s positivity rate has increased to above 10%.

“The delta variant is serious and real, and we have to be willing to do what it takes to protect our people,” Beshear said in a release.

Since the pandemic started, there have been 490,399 cases and 7,362 deaths throughout the commonwealth.

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