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Beshear reports 2,319 new COVID cases, 26 deaths; explains next vaccination phases

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 2,319 new COVID cases, the highest ever for a Monday, and 26 deaths — and a disturbing 11.2% positivity rate. Beshear and Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, provided an update on the COVID-19 vaccine and announced that Kentuckians will be inoculated in four phases. The Governor said the state’s goal is to administer 90% of...

Gov. Beshear reports 1,470 cases, 25 deaths, expresses concern about rising positivity rate

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Another increase in Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate, the number of new cases, and deaths, were reported by Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday. 
The number of new cases reported to state public health officials was 2,860, nearly double Saturday’s total of 1,470, and raises the total to 276,831, since Kentucky’s first positive case was reported on March 6 in Harrison...