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Governor reports 522 new COVID cases, 9 deaths; announces two-week bar closure, restaurant limits

Gov. Andy Beshear reported 522 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths, and he instituted new rules Monday that will close bars for two weeks, limit restaurant capacity to 25 percent and delay in-person school until the third week of August. Gov. Andy Beshear “At a time when Kentucky is dealing with a surge in the coronavirus, knowing where other states have gone and knowing what it takes to stop it from...