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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...