3,601 more COVID-19 cases, 37 additional deaths reported in Ky.

3,601 more COVID-19 cases, 37 additional deaths reported in Ky.
Currently, 2,816,183 Kentuckians have been tested for the virus. (Source: Jenna)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KFVS) - Governor Andy Beshear held a briefing on Kentucky’s response to COVID-19 at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2.

You can watch the update below.

Beshear announced record new COVID-19 deaths and the sixth-highest day for new COVID-19 cases.

With the 37 deaths reported Wednesday, the Governor has reported the loss of 72 Kentuckians in the last two days alone as the commonwealth rapidly approaches 2,000 deaths.

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, Gov. Beshear reported the following COVID-19 numbers:

  • New cases: 3,601
  • New deaths: 37
  • Positivity rate: 9.62 percent
  • Total deaths: 1,980
  • Currently hospitalized: 1,768
  • Currently in ICU: 427
  • Currently on ventilator: 234

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