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Beshear reports 536 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths with reporting low; wear masks, follow guidelines

Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday reported 536 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 56,945 cases and 1,060 deaths. Eighty-seven were children 18 and under, of which 24 were ages 5 and under. The youngest was a 1-month-old from Barren County. Fayette County reported 63 cases. “We’ve seen some troubling increases in the number of positive coronavirus cases across our...

Beshear reports 805 new COVID cases, 22 deaths: ‘We are all connected,’ ‘must look out for each other’

Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday reported 805 new COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 54,772 cases and 1,035 deaths. The new cases include 122 children ages 18 and under with 19 of those age 5 and under. The youngest is a three-month-old from Fayette County. The deaths reported Thursday include an 84-year-old man from Barren County; an 86-year-old man from Bullitt County;...

Governor reports 814 new COVID cases, 8 deaths as positivity rate drops; urges not to neglect health care

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 814 new COVID cases and eight deaths as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the state’s totals to 43,066 cases and 872 deaths. Among the new cases were 17 children 5 and under. There were 62 new cases in Fayette County. “We are seeing our positivity rate go down, which means if we’re patient, we can find the right time to do things safely and that’s what I want us...

COVID Update: Gov. Beshear reports 638 cases, 6 deaths; children hard hit; citations readied and more

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 638 new COVID cases and six deaths as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the state’s totals to 38,930 cases and 810 deaths. Seventeen of the new cases were children age 5 and under. There were 17 cases in Kenton County, 7 in Boone County and 7 in Campbell County. “Saturday’s COVID report unfortunately suggests this is going to be the highest week of total cases that...

Governor Beshear reports 572 new COVID cases, 5 deaths; LFCHD provides July numbers; wear masks

Gov. Beshear reported 572 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the states totals to 30,723 cases and 740 deaths. Eleven of the new cases were children age 3 and younger. “Our positivity rate is again lower today than it was yesterday. Facial coverings work. They are our best chance of saving lives and protecting the health of our people, ensuring our economy...