FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Wednesday, Governor Andy Beshear announced 1,028 new COVID-19 cases.
Of those, 300 are from Monday and Tuesday, but could not be confirmed and announced until Wednesday due to a technical issue on the reporting platform.
“Today’s case report reminds us that even though we’ve come so far in the fight against COVID-19, this isn’t over yet,” said Governor Beshear. “Please, if you’re 16 or older, get vaccinated. Keep masking up in public spaces even if you have been vaccinated. None of us want to throw away our progress.”
As of 4 P.M. Wednesday, April 7, Governor Beshear reported the following COVID-19 numbers:
New cases today: 1,028*
New deaths today: 10
New audit deaths: 4
Positivity rate: 2.87%
Total deaths: 6,198
Currently hospitalized: 383
Currently in ICU: 112
Currently on ventilator: 66
Top counties with the most positive cases today are: Jefferson, Fayette, Laurel and Warren. Each county reported at least 34 new cases.
To see a list of those reported lost to the virus today, click here.