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Gov. Beshear says Kentucky ‘no longer on decline’ in COVID cases — ‘we’ve hit a plateau’; wear your mask

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Kentucky ended a 12-week streak period of steady declines in new cases of COVID-19 last week and the eligibility list for the vaccines has expanded, Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday. 
“We had 4,377 new cases in this last week,” he said during a Capitol press briefing. “The week before, it was 4,196. It means Kentucky, at least as of this week, is no longer...

Gov. Beshear reports 2,437 cases, 14 deaths, says ‘Hang on’ as vaccine is on the way

Gov. Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians to strengthen their resolve in the fight against COVID-19, with the knowledge that help is on the way. “I know we’re tired. I know many of us are disappointed we couldn’t celebrate Thanksgiving or enjoy Black Friday shopping the way we usually do. But I promise you: we have come so far and we are almost there. Hang on, Team Kentucky,” the Governor said. He...