COVID Update: 125 Active Cases Locally; Beshear Urges Vax For Holidays

UNDATED (11/22/21) — The latest local numbers on COVID indicate 125 active cases in the county as of late Monday night. Seven patients were hospitalized as of Sunday, according to the County Health Department. There have been 333 cases during the month of November. The latest data compiled by state health officials indicate 3,053 confirmed cases in Breckinridge County during the pandemic with at least 37 COVID-related deaths.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentuckians should vaccinated for COVID-19 to protect fellow family and community members this Thanksgiving. Kentucky reported 3,888 new coronavirus cases and 101 virus-related deaths in the past three days. The test positivity rate is 6.56%. Some 809 Kentuckians are hospitalized, up 90 from last Monday. According to state data, 59% of the total state population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, below the national average.