COVID-19 Ky. | Cases continued with a downward trend
COVID-19 Ky.  |  Cases continued with a downward trend

COVID-19 Ky. | Cases continued with a downward trend

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WSAZ) – New COVID cases continue with a downward trend across Kentucky, Governor Andy Beshear announced Monday.

Still, the governor said deaths remain high and that Monday’s positivity – at 17.93% – is still escalating.

Beshear announced the following figures over the last three days:

Saturday – 3,755 new cases; 48 more deaths

Sunday – 2,270 new cases; 36 more deaths

Monday – 1,907 new cases; 32 more deaths

The governor said he expects Kentucky will move out of the red COVID designation by March 14 and said new guidance is expected around then.

“We are on a good path,” he said, adding that both hospital admissions and intensive care unit capacity are down. He also reported that the National Guard’s response is down.

Regarding the state’s ongoing vaccination efforts, Beshear said 64% of the state’s residents are at least partially vaccinated – 2,870,708 people.

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