Gov. Beshear reports 722 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths – WKYT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) – Governor Andy Beshear has provided an update on COVID-19 cases.

Governor Beshear reported 722 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the state total to 714,904 cases. The governor says the state is seeing an 8.26% positivity rate.

Of Monday’s new cases, 147 are in kids 18 or younger.

There were 23 new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Monday. That brings the state total to 9,150.

As of Monday, 1,399 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 related reasons, 418 are in the ICU, and 266 are on ventilators.

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