Governor Andy Beshear announced Friday afternoon the state is ramping up vaccine distribution.
Beshear said the Commonwealth is on track to meet the goal of administering 90-percent of all vaccines received within seven days of arrival. He added that last week the state-administered more doses of vaccine than was received.
The state has received 325,625 COVID-19 vaccine doses with 190,547 doses already administered. Of those doses, 31,158 have been administered to long-term care facility residents and staff.
Governor Beshear reported 3,955 new COVID-19 cases Friday, along with 19 deaths. The state’s positivity rate fell slightly to 12.09-percent.
There are currently 1,644 residents hospitalized with COVID-19, with 392 in the ICU and 203 on the ventilator.