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Governor reports 516 new COVID cases, 8 deaths; extends mask-wearing mandate; news round-up

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 516 new COVID cases and eight deaths as of Thursday afternoon, bringing the state’s totals to 33,254 cases and 760 deaths. Twelve of the news cases were children 5 and younger. There were 33 new cases in Fayette County. The deaths reported include a 68-year-old woman from Kenton County; a 68-year-old woman from Bell County; an 86-year-old woman from Fayette County;...