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Exponential growth of COVID cases is dangerous territory; Beshear reports 3,711 cases, 21 deatths

Gov. Andy Beshear said the state reported its second-highest number of coronavirus cases Saturday and urged Kentuckians to adhere to the latest round of restrictions to stop the spread of the coronavirus. He reported 3,711 cases and 21 deaths. Fayette reported 268 cases. “Today is our second highest day, just behind yesterday, with 3,711 new cases,” said Gov. Beshear. “We continue to be in exponential...

Gov. Beshear anounces seven more Kentucky deaths from COVID-19; ‘It’s just us versus the virus’

Staff report Gov. Andy Behear announced Tuesday seven more Kentucky deaths from COVID-19 and urged Kentuckians to continue to take precautions and sacrifice to stop the spread. “Today, we lost seven Kentuckians, which is something I never thought I would have to announce,” said Beshear. “This is why we were working so hard to reduce our contacts and protect the people around us. This is a virus...