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Gov. Beshear Provides COVID-19 Update

Gov. Beshear Provides COVID-19 Update

Bill Stephens

February 10th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 10, 2021) – On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s positivity rate has decreased again to 7.5%.

“We are still seeing far too many deaths, but this decreased positivity rate is a really hopeful leading indicator,” said Gov. Beshear. “We have come so far in our fight against this virus – now, we need to hang on until we reach the finish line.”

This afternoon, Gov. Beshear updated Kentuckians on a hazardous winter storm system that is affecting communities across the state and will make travel dangerous today and Thursday. To learn more see the full release.

Case Information
As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, Gov. Beshear reported the following COVID-19 numbers:

New cases today: 1,914
New deaths today: 49
Positivity rate: 7.5%
Total deaths: 4,175
Currently hospitalized: 1,191
Currently in ICU: 336
Currently on ventilator: 169

Top counties with the most positive cases today are: Jefferson, Fayette and Kenton. Each of these counties reported 74 or more new cases; Jefferson County alone reported 244. To see a list of those reported lost to the virus today, click here.

More Information
To view the full daily reportincidence rate map, information on testing locationsvaccinescontact tracingschool reports and guidanceguidance for health care providers and the White House Coronavirus Task Force reports for Kentucky and more, visit kycovid19.ky.gov.

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