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Beshear says there are plenty of vaccines available; reports 834 cases, 17 deaths, 3,45% positivity

Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky has 499,735 Moderna and Pfizer vaccines on hand and ready to be administered, more than half the number the state would need to meet its 2.5 million Team Kentucky Vaccination Challenge. “As of today, we are only 877,076 vaccinations away from our goal of 2.5 million Kentuckians 16 and older receiving their vaccine,” said Gov. Beshear. “The way we defeat this virus...

Beshear reports 963 cases, 37 deaths, opens 28 more vaccine sites, opens long-term care sites to visitors

Governor Andy Beshear announced the state is opening an additional 28 vaccination sites, for a total of 291 sites across the Commonwealth. “There is now a provider that has vaccine close to where everybody lives in the Commonwealth,” said Gov. Beshear. “There are some areas where you might have to drive just a little bit further, but we continue to add new sites for greater convenience. In many...

Beshear warns of virus’ exponential growth, reports 2,609 cases, 17 deaths; urges holiday caution

Gov. Andy Beshear reminded Kentuckians that COVID-19 cases are already surging across the Commonwealth and the entire nation. The virus’ exponential growth could accelerate further after the Thanksgiving holiday if our families don’t celebrate differently this year. He reported 2,609 cases and 17 deaths, including a 78-year-old woman from Kenton County. Boone County reported 71 cases, Kenton 45...