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Kentucky joins Get Covered America Day initiative on Thursday; mask up today, get health coverage now

Kentucky is joining a broad coalition of states – plus consumer and health care groups and health care providers – in the launch of Get Covered 2021. This is a national effort to encourage mask wearing and substantially increase the number of people with health coverage. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, as well as other governors, are declaring Dec. 10 Get Covered America Day, a day of awareness and...

Beshear reports 3,114 cases, 20 deaths; heralds testing, cases going down; urges wearing masks

Gov. Andy Beshear heralded some positive signs in Kentucky’s fight against the coronavirus: Daily, week-over-week positive cases fell by 1,000 Tuesday and the Commonwealth surpassed more than 3 million COVID-19 tests administered. “We have built in the last nine months a system that provides over 350 testing locations, that has now done more than 3 million tests in a state that 4.4 million people,”...