Ky. reports 776 new COVID-19 cases

Ky. reports 776 new COVID-19 cases
On Tuesday, May 4, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,835,176 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky. (Source: Storyblocks)

KENTUKCY (KFVS) - On Tuesday, May 4, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,835,176 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky.

“We’re getting closer to reaching our 2.5 million–vaccine Team Kentucky Vaccination Challenge every day, but we need to pick up the pace, especially among younger Kentuckians,” said Gov. Beshear. “There are vaccination appointments available every week, at many different times throughout the day. At some sites, you don’t even need an appointment. Get it done, for yourself and for your community, so we can reach our goal and relax more restrictions.”

Case Information

As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, Gov. Beshear reported the following COVID-19 case information:

  • New cases today: 776
  • Positivity rate: 3.47 percent

To view the full daily COVID-19 report, click here.

Top five counties by vaccination rate:

  • Woodford (55%)
  • Franklin (54%)
  • Fayette (52%)
  • Scott (45%)
  • Jefferson (44%)

Bottom five counties by vaccination rate:

  • Christian (17%)
  • Spencer (17%)
  • Ballard (19%)
  • McCreary (20%)
  • Lewis (20%).

More Information

To see all vaccination sites and free transportation options to and from vaccination appointments, click here.

To see a list of vaccination sites that have openings this week, click here..

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