Kentucky reports nearly 3,800 new COVID cases, 49 deaths

Coronavirus in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY (AP) — Kentucky reported nearly 3,800 new coronavirus cases and 49 virus-related deaths on Saturday, Jan. 23.

Gov. Andy Beshear says the statewide rate of positive COVID-19 cases stayed below 11% for a second straight day.

Virus cases in Kentucky have surpassed 344,000 since the pandemic began.

The state says its virus-related death toll has reached at least 3,386.

Beshear attended a memorial ceremony Friday outside the state Capitol to honor the Kentuckians who have died from the virus.

Beshear says the state’s rate of positive COVID-19 cases was down again Saturday, at 10.56%.

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