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Beshear gives COVID-19 update as numbers rise

Coronavirus in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY (WOWK) Update 4:18 p.m. — Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says there is a huge increase of COVID-19 spreading in the Bluegrass State.

COVID-19 Case Information on Aug. 2

  • Number of people who have received at least one vaccine dose in Kentucky: 2,319,625
  • Number of unique individuals who have received a vaccine dose since Friday: 22,663
  • New Cases: 1,052
  • Positivity Rate: 9.77%
  • Current Hospitalizations: 796
  • Current Intensive Care Admittances: 250
  • Currently on Ventilators: 98
Number of the percentage of Kentuckians in age groups who have been vaccinated on Aug. 2, 2021 (Source: Team Kentucky Livestream)
Rate of Kentucky COVID-19 cases and vaccinations from March 1st to July 30th 2021 (Source: Team Kentucky Livestream)

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FRANKFORT, KY (WOWK) — Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is set to give an update on the COVID-19 situation on Monday, Aug. 2, at 4 p.m.

Kentucky health officials reported the following numbers on Friday, July 30:

  • New COVID-19 cases: 1,648
  • Total COVID-19 cases: 482,599
  • New deaths: 7
  • Total deaths: 7,334
  • Positivity rate: 8.96%
  • Hospitalizations: 625
  • ICU patients: 195
  • On Ventilator: 85

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