1.3 million Kentuckians have been vaccinated against COVID-19
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Governor Andy Beshear says more than 1.3 million Kentuckians or 40 percent of the adult population have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
“We’ve now vaccinated about 40% of Kentucky adults – a really exciting milestone. We also believe we’ve vaccinated about 70% of Kentuckians who are age 70 and up,” said Gov. Beshear
All Kentuckians 40 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. By April 12, all Kentuckians 16 and older will be eligible.
Governor Beshear also said 41 cases of the COVID-19 variant have been found in Kentucky including one in Warren, one in Allen, and one in Russell County.
310 new cases of COVID were reported today and 11 new deaths including a 72 year-old man from Muhlenberg County. More than 6,000 Kentuckians have died from COVID-19.
The state has a 2.89% positivity rate.
364 are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. 87 are in the ICU and 41 are on a ventilator
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