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Governor: State's positivity rate still going down

By Crystal Staley/Sebastian Kitchen

Frankfort, KY - On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced nearly 2,000 cases of COVID-19, but said the state's positivity rate has decreased to 6.89%.

"Overall, our COVID-19 numbers are coming down, which is great news - but we can't let our guard down when we're this close to finishing the fight," said Gov. Beshear.

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


  • New cases today: 1,993
  • New deaths today: 28
  • Positivity rate: 6.89%
  • Total deaths: 4,401
  • Currently hospitalized: 923
  • Currently in ICU: 265
  • Currently on ventilator: 131
Top counties with the most positive cases today are: Jefferson, Fayette, Kenton and Boone. Each county reported at least 80 new cases. Jefferson County reported 466.


This story was posted on 2021-02-20 06:36:20
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