With the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky, there are an additional 500,000 vaccinations.


Governor Andy Beshear announced 713 new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky on Friday, with an additional 15 confirmed virus-related deaths, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to 436,445 and causing deaths. The number has increased to 6,317.

As the total number of cases each week is on track to exceed last week, Bescher emphasized the surplus of vaccine doses available throughout the federation and begged people to re-register.

“Currently, more than 500,000 Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are available in Kentucky, and it only takes a few minutes to find yours,” he said in a written update on Friday.A complete list of vaccination sites can be found at Vaccine map.ky.gov..

Nearly 37% of Kentucky’s adult population has been vaccinated at least once — 1,638,235, of whom 15,311 were first vaccinated on the final day. According to the Kentucky Public Health Service.. At least 2.5 million people were partially vaccinated before Bescher announced that it would lift coronavirus capacity, curfew, and social distance restrictions at companies and venues serving less than 1,000 people. You need to receive it.

Kentucky-wide positive rates rose for the seventh straight day, reaching 3.51 percent by the end of the week.

418 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 (2 more than Thursday), 94 in the intensive care unit (8 less) and 42 in the ventilator (7 less). Five of the deaths announced on Friday were previously uncounted COVID-19 deaths found through a state audit in Kentucky that died of the coronavirus.

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