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Governor Beshear announces less than 600 new cases, positivity rate back down to 3%

Gov. Andy Beshear gives an update on COVID-19.
Gov. Andy Beshear gives an update on COVID-19.(WKYT)
Published: Apr. 3, 2021 at 3:31 PM EDT
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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - On Saturday, Governor Beshear announced 587 new cases of COVID-19.

There were 8 new deaths and 12 audit deaths announced Saturday.

The state’s positivity rate also decreased slightly back down to 3%.

At least 429,106 have contracted the virus and 6,149 Kentuckians have died from COVID-19.

49,892 1 have recovered from the virus.

In total, 4,987,084 have received tests.

(WYMT)
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As of Saturday, seven out of 120 counties are in the red zone on the state’s COVID-19 incidence rate map.

You can see how your county is doing right now here.

If you have any questions about the coronavirus in Kentucky, call the state’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-722-5725.

You can also find more information, including how to protect your family, by visiting Kentucky’s official COVID-19 website: https://govstatus.egov.com/kycovid19

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