Gov. Andy Beshear has again announced more than 3,600 new COVID-19 cases in a single day, with the first vaccine likely to get to the coming weeks.

The 3,614 new cases reported on Friday come eventually after the second-highest total from the pandemic. The three highest daily death tolls within the pandemic have all come now, between Tuesday and Thursday.

The first shipments of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine are required within fourteen days.

Beshear pushed for Kentuckians to “stay strong” within the combat the virus in announcing Friday's numbers.

“These vaccines are right around the corner,” Beshear said in the release. “Within the next 10 days approximately we may give the first vaccines. Which means every loss of life and every extra infection that happens between now and then is entirely avoidable. So let's fight harder than we have ever have and do our part as Team Kentucky.”

Beshear also announced 25 new deaths Friday. Nearly 1,800 Kentuckians have been in a healthcare facility with COVID-19, 409 are in the ICU and 230 take presctiption ventilators.