2M Kentuckians have received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
KENTUCKY (KFVS) - Governor Andy Beshear announced 2,006,742 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky.
The Governor also noted Moderna announced its COVID-19 vaccine is 100 percent effective in a study of adolescents ages 12 to 17.
The company said it plans to ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expand the emergency use of its vaccine for this age group early next month.
If approved, it would be the second COVID-19 vaccine available for this age group.
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, Gov. Beshear reported the following COVID-19 numbers:
New cases: 580
Positivity rate: 2.52 percent
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