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Gov. Beshear says Kentucky ‘no longer on decline’ in COVID cases — ‘we’ve hit a plateau’; wear your mask

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Kentucky ended a 12-week streak period of steady declines in new cases of COVID-19 last week and the eligibility list for the vaccines has expanded, Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday. 
“We had 4,377 new cases in this last week,” he said during a Capitol press briefing. “The week before, it was 4,196. It means Kentucky, at least as of this week, is no longer...

Beshear says Kentucky on positivity trajectory, leading all our border states; 751 cases, 13 deaths

Gov. Andy Beshear announced 751 new COVID-19 cases and a 2.9% positivity rate Tuesday. “We are on a positive trajectory – we are leading all of our seven border states in administering at least one dose of the vaccine and our positivity rate continues to decline – but we need to keep working hard and not give up,” said Gov. Beshear. “We need every eligible Kentuckian to join the team and...