Gov. Beshear reports 726 new COVID-19 cases; 19 deaths
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WBKO) - Gov. Beshear gives the latest on the spread of COVID-19 and vaccination locations in Kentucky.
Gov. Beshear announced the pace of Kentucky’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts continues to accelerate.
“As of today, we’re right at 1.25 million Kentuckians who have received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. That is more than 36% of our adult population, which is really exciting,” said Gov. Beshear. “This is the pace we want to keep up.”
Gov. Beshear announced that starting Monday, March 29, all vaccination clinics can open up for individuals 40 and older. He reiterated that all clinics can dip into lower priority categories in order to keep vaccinating.
Kentuckians can see all regional vaccination sites, as well as lists of other vaccination sites organized by provider brand and program, here.
The governor reported 726 new cases of the virus and 19 new deaths. Among the newly announced deaths was a 79-year-old woman from Barren County. To see a list of those reported lost to the virus Thursday, click here.
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