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Beshear reports 926 COVID-19 new cases (plus Lex backlog), 5 deaths; talks masks, childcare help

Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday reported 926 new COVID-19 cases, plus a backlog of cases from Lexington-Fayette County bringing the total to 2,398 cases, and five new deaths. The state’s totals are now 76,587 cases and 1,218 deaths. Three hundred and fifty-eight of the newly reported cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 38 were ages 5 and under. Gov. Andy Beshear Fayette County...

Beshear reports 700 new COVID cases, 7 deaths; ‘Coverings for Kids’; Lex mayor cites testing places

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 700 new COVID cases and seven deaths as of Tuesday afternoon, bringing the state’s totals to 32,197 cases and 751 deaths. Eighteen of the newly reported cases were from children 5 and younger, including a 2-month-old and a 6-month-old in Jefferson and a 1-year-old in Metcalfe County who was exposed at church and recently traveled to Tennessee. There were . “This...