(Frankfort, KY) - Governor Andy Beshear says the number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky is dropping rapidly.
Beshear announced over 540 new cases Monday, along with 23 additional deaths.
COVID-related hospitalizations have decreased 20% over the last week. 91.6% of people hospitalized with COVID-19 are unvaccinated. Kentucky's COVID-19 positivity rate is now below 6%.
Over 736,000 Kentuckians have tested positive for the virus and more than 96-hundred have died since the pandemic began.