Gov. Beshear provides update on COVID-19

FRANKFORT, Ky– On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 344 new COVID-19 cases and a 2.89% positivity rate.

“If you haven’t gotten your COVID-19 vaccine yet, look at our list of where you can get your shot of hope this week, at,” said Gov. Beshear. “If you’ve already been vaccinated, reach out to one friend or family member who is still trying to get signed up and see if you can help them. This is an all-hands-on-deck effort. We are in a race against harmful COVID-19 variants that could threaten the progress we’ve all sacrificed so much to achieve.”

Case Information
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, Gov. Beshear reported the following COVID-19 numbers:

New cases today: 344
New deaths today: 7
New audit deaths: 6
Positivity rate: 2.89%
Total deaths: 6,184
Currently hospitalized: 376
Currently in ICU: 116
Currently on ventilator: 57

Top counties with the most positive cases today are: Jefferson, Christian, Scott and Carter. Each county reported at least 16 new cases.

To see a list of those reported lost to the virus today, click here.

More Information
To see all vaccination sites and free transportation options to and from vaccination appointments, visit To see a list of vaccination sites that have openings this week, visit If Kentuckians have questions, they should call the state’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline, 855-598-2246 or TTY 855-326-4654 (for deaf or hard-of-hearing Kentuckians).

To view the full daily reportincidence rate map, information on testing locationsvaccinescontact tracingschool reports and guidanceguidance for health care providers and the White House Coronavirus Task Force reports for Kentucky and more, visit