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Ky. closer to reaching 2.5 million-vaccine goal

Cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky as of Thursday, April 29.
Cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky as of Thursday, April 29.(Kentucky Dept. for Public Health)
Published: Apr. 29, 2021 at 3:36 PM CDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KFVS) - Governor Andy Beshear announced on Thursday, April 29 that 1,751,541 Kentuckians received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The governor added that as of Thursday, approximately 750,000 Kentuckians need to get at least their first dose for the state to meet its 2.5 million-vaccine Team Kentucky Vaccination Challenge.

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Case information

As of 4 p.m. on Thursday, the Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 796 new cases of COVID-19.

The commonwealth had a positivity rate of 3.12 percent.

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