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1,018 New Cases; 8 More Deaths….

By Editor | September 29, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and said the state has reported the second-highest daily total of new cases. “I said yesterday I believe we’re at the start of a new escalation. We’re certainly seeing that…

973 New Cases Reported Statewide On Saturday

By Editor | September 26, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Folks, right now we are on pace to have the single highest week in terms of positive cases that we’ve ever had,” said Gov. Beshear. “We simply have to do…

County Shares First Covid-19 “Cluster”

By Editor | September 25, 2020

WARREN TAYLOR | Citizen Staff Bourbon County is up to its highest number of active Covid-19 cases, according to Andrea Brown of the Bourbon County Health Department. During the Sept. 24 Bourbon County Fiscal Court Meeting, Brown, the health department’s public health director, said that there were 29 active cases as of Thursday, which brought…

Beshear reports 930 new cases Friday; 12 additional deaths

By Editor | September 25, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Today’s COVID report is far too many cases and unfortunately far too many people who we’ve lost,” said Gov. Beshear. “This virus has come for us. We have to fight…

796 New Cases Statewide; 5 additional deaths

By Editor | September 23, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). The Governor also was joined Wednesday by state Rep. Charles Booker and J. Michael Brown, secretary of the Governor’s executive cabinet, to respond to questions about the grand jury report…

Monday numbers better all around with coronavirus

By Editor | September 21, 2020

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – There was some good news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Kentucky on Monday as the number of new cases, deaths, and the state’s positivity rate all dropped. A total of 406 new cases were reported to state health officials, down from 439 on Sunday, and just…

1,002 Newly Reported COVID-19 Cases Saturday

By Editor | September 19, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 19, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Today’s report shows that when we let our guard down, this virus truly spreads. This is everywhere and we must keep our guard up,” said Gov. Beshear. “The only positive…

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

By Editor | September 18, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Our positivity rate has now dropped to 3.6%; that is our lowest rate in months,” said Gov. Beshear. “When we asked for people to push off in-person classes in our…

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

By Editor | September 17, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “The end of this, once we survive it, is going to be an opportunity to write our future and write it in a way that we have always dreamed of.…

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

By Editor | September 15, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I will start by telling you one of the most exciting things about our COVID report is that today we are now under a 4% positivity rating,” the Governor said.…