Governor Beshear reports double digits COVID-19 deaths again Saturday


FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Governor Andy Beshear says as of Saturday a total of 1,057 Kentuckians have died from COVID-19, 13 newly reported.

The days total positive cases at 721 for a total of 56,415 in the Commonwealth.

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According to the Governor’s Office, of the 721, 81 are children 18 and younger.

The state’s positivity rate is at 4.14% as of Saturday, Beshear said.

“We’re at I think over 60 deaths thus far this week. This thing is deadly, it’s real lets treat it as such. So make sure you’re protecting yourself, your family and one another,” he said.