COVID-19 KY | 1,900 new cases, 52 additional deaths
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky has reported nearly 1,900 new COVID-19 cases and 52 more virus-related deaths.
It comes as the statewide rate of residents testing positive for the coronavirus dropped below 7%.
Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday that the latest deaths to be announced included a 35-year-old Kentuckian.
The state’s death toll from the virus has reached at least 9,477.
The governor has lamented that virus-related deaths remain far too high, even as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care units have dropped.
The state says the 1,899 new virus cases announced Wednesday included 499 among people ages 18 and younger.
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