COVID Update: 58 Cases Locally; Beshear Touts Vaccine Allotment Increase

HARDINSBURG (02/10/21) — The latest numbers on the COVID pandemic indicated 58 active cases in Breckinridge County as of Tuesday.

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says that the federal goverment has increased Kentucky’s vaccination supply by 6%. The Democratic governor also reports that vaccination appointments for Wednesday and Thursday at Kroger regional vaccine sites will be rescheduled because of an expected winter storm. As of Tuesday, Kentucky has utilized 80% of doses allocated for it’s state vaccination program. Kentucky reported 2,339 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 35 virus-related deaths Tuesday. More than 1,200 people are hospitalized. Meanwhile, the state’s test positivity rate is about 7.6%. If the rate is less than 5% for two weeks and testing is widespread, the virus is considered under control.