The state of Kentucky added another 2,803 COVID-19 cases on Sunday. The state also announced another 11 deaths. Which brings the state's death toll from coronavirus to 1,896.

The numbers were released Sunday night by Gov. Andy Beshear, who acknowledged the sacrifices Kentuckians had to make to mark the Christmas.

“To every family who changed their traditions this season to keep others safe – thanks. To the only line healthcare workers and first responders who have place your own safety at risk during this pandemic – thank you. To our tireless neighbors battling food insecurity and ensuring Kentuckians can put dinner on the table, on Thanksgiving and every day – thank you,” Beshear said in a statement.

According towards the state's data 1,709 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 407 in intensive care and 218 on ventilators by Sunday afternoon.

“The massive increase of COVID-19 within the commonwealth during November has shattered prior records,” said Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner from the Department for Public Health inside a statement released combined with the Sunday coronavirus tracking data.

The state of Kentucky has had 176,925 cases of COVID-19 since the coronavirus outbreak captured.