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Less than 300 new COVID-19 cases reported in Gov. Beshear’s Thursday report

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear(Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear)
Published: Jun. 10, 2021 at 5:36 PM EDT
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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Fewer than 300 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Gov. Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 Thursday COVID-19 report.

The governor announced 289 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the state’s total case number to 461,717.

33 of Thursday’s new cases were children 18 and younger. 275 Kentuckians remain hospitalized with 78 in the ICU. 39 patients remain on a ventilator. The state’s positivity rate is 2.08%.

Gov. Beshear also announced 17 deaths Thursday, all of which were newly reported. This brings the state’s death toll to 7,138.

At least 2,097,955 Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

6,723,189 tests have been administered thus far and at least Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.

As of Thursday, one of the state’s 120 counties is in the red zone on the state’s COVID-19 incidence rate map.

Governor Beshear will give what is expected to be his last scheduled COVID-19 news conference Friday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. We will carry that live on our second channel, H&I, on our WYMT Facebook Page, and our website.

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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