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Kentucky: Thursday 2nd highest for new COVID infections in pandemic

Aug 27, 2021

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Thursday was the second-highest day for new COVID-19 infections in the Commonwealth since the pandemic began.

Announcing 5,401 new cases, Governor Andy Beshear says Kentucky’s positivity rate is the highest it has been so far at 13.24%.

In his update on social media yesterday, Beshear says children in Kentucky are feeling the spread as well.

Beshear is continuing his efforts to increase vaccination, and urging Kentuckians to mask up when indoors.