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Beshear gives wide-ranging report about grants, the opioid fight, more; reports 745 COVID cases, 9 deaths

Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday reported 745 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 58,000 cases and 1,074 deaths. Ninety-five of the new cases were children 18 and under, of which 15 were children 5 and under. The youngest was only 27 days old. Fayette County reported 57 cases. “While those are more cases than we would like to see based on significant tests and testing...

Gov. Beshear reports 574 new COVID cases, 4 deaths; says virus is spreading too much

Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday reported 573 new COVID cases and four deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 33,796 cases and 764 deaths. Twenty-one of the new cases were children 5 and younger. There were 14 new cases in Kenton County, 12 in Boone and 4 in Campbell. The deaths reported Friday included a 62-year-old woman from Graves County; a 73-year-old woman from Jefferson County; a 91-year-old...