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Kentucky Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccine by December

Kentucky Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccine by December

Posted: Nov 30, 2020 5:03 PM
Updated: Nov 30, 2020 5:03 PM

Today Gov. Andy Beshear announced the new COVID-19 positive cases in Kentucky. Which are 2,124 total new cases and 12 new deaths. That brings the total confirmed cases to 179,041 and 1,846 deaths in the state. 

Also Gov. Beshear announced in his press conference that their is a possibility that Kentucky can receive vaccines in mid-December.

"We believe that we are going to get our first allocation of Pfizer vaccines as early as mid-December," Beshear said. "This will all depend on when it gets initial approval, and then the shipping occurs. We believe that we can get first allocation of the Moderna vaccine as early as two weeks after when we get Pfizer vaccines."

The inital shipment of the Pfizer's vaccine will be very limited at 38,025 doses that would distributed to frontline healthcare workers and residents of long-term care faculities.

Listed below is the total numbers for Monday.

New cases today: 2,124
New deaths today: 12
Positivity rate: 9.42%
Currently hospitalized: 1,741
Currently in ICU: 421
Currently on ventilator: 229

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