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Gov. Beshear reports 3,481 cases, 16 deaths; businesses can apply for food and beverage relief

Gov. Andy Beshear announced that while COVID-19 numbers in the Commonwealth are still alarmingly high, Team Kentucky is making progress in its fight against the virus. Wednesday was the state’s sixth straight day with a declining positivity rate, showing that Kentuckians’ ongoing sacrifices and the Governor’s recent actions to slow the spread have made an impact. He reported 3,481 new cases and...

It’s not a drill: Beshear reports cases (1,449, 3 deaths) with limited reporting, urges ‘uniting’ against COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday asked all Kentuckians to recommit to following safety guidelines as Kentucky again set a record for cases reported in one week. The current report also represented the highest number of new cases ever reported on a Sunday. “Coronavirus is present in every corner of the Commonwealth and it’s spreading at a truly alarming rate,” the Governor said. “This is not a drill;...