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‘We are at war’ with COVID as Beshear reports 2,135 cases, 5 deaths; wear masks to stop the spread

Gov. Andy Beshear implored Kentuckians to adhere to new restrictions and guidance that will help stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. He reported 2,135 new cases and 5 deaths Monday. Fayette County reported 260 cases. The number of Kentuckians diagnosed with COVID-19, hospitalized with the disease, admitted to the ICU and put on a ventilator because of complications from the virus...

Beshear reports 926 COVID-19 new cases (plus Lex backlog), 5 deaths; talks masks, childcare help

Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday reported 926 new COVID-19 cases, plus a backlog of cases from Lexington-Fayette County bringing the total to 2,398 cases, and five new deaths. The state’s totals are now 76,587 cases and 1,218 deaths. Three hundred and fifty-eight of the newly reported cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 38 were ages 5 and under. Gov. Andy Beshear Fayette County...

Beshear reports 973 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths; state on track for highest week of cases; roundup

Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday reported 973 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 66,036 cases and 1,154 deaths. Of the newly reported cases, 132 were from children age 18 and younger. The youngest was just 2 months old. Fayette County reported 108 cases. “Folks, right now we are on pace to have the single-highest week in terms of positive cases that we’ve ever...

Beshear reports 796 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths; addresses report on shooting of Breonna Taylor

Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday reported 796 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 63,517 cases and 1,134 deaths. One hundred and eleven of the newly reported cases were from children ages 18 and younger, 24 of whom were ages 5 and under. The youngest were two 2-month-old babies. Fayette County reported 38 cases. Gov. Andy Beshear The deaths reported Wednesday include...

Governor Beshear reports 572 new COVID cases, 5 deaths; LFCHD provides July numbers; wear masks

Gov. Beshear reported 572 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the states totals to 30,723 cases and 740 deaths. Eleven of the new cases were children age 3 and younger. “Our positivity rate is again lower today than it was yesterday. Facial coverings work. They are our best chance of saving lives and protecting the health of our people, ensuring our economy...