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Gov. Beshear provides guidance as state responds to COVID-19, asks places of worship to cancel services

Governor Andy Beshear announced more decisive action and preparations on Wednesday to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “We know this is community spread and we need to get ahead of it,” Gov. Beshear said. “It is important for everybody out there to be calm, practice good hygiene and reduce the risk of exposure for themselves and others.” Actions and preparations...

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Harrison County, bringing total to five in county, eight in Ky.

Governor Andy Beshear confirmed two more cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), both in Harrison County, Tuesday night, bringing the total in Kentucky to eight. All eight are in isolation. “As we continue to prepare and respond, everybody should remain calm and know we are ready for this,” Gov. Beshear said. “Our local health departments are ready for this. The state is ready for this....