FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Both the number of new cases of the coronavirus and Kentucky’s positivity rate dropped on Thursday, but the number of deaths rose into double digits.Gov. Andy Beshear said 628 new cases were reported to state health officials, down nearly 150 from Wednesday’s 776.  Chil…

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FRANKFORT – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and marked the solemn milestone of losing more than 1,000 Kentuckians in the global pandemic.

Laurel County topped the 600 mark of coronavirus cases last week and confirmed its sixth coronavirus-related death on Friday and seventh death on Tuesday. The sixth death was that of a 72-year-old resident, while the seventh was a 36-year-old female.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Wednesday saw another day of more than 800 new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky, along with a near-record number of deaths.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - As has been the case in recent weeks, the number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky dropped significantly on Monday and the positivity rate also saw a decline.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- While Sunday saw a huge drop in new cases of the coronavirus from Saturday’s 825, the fourth-highest single-day total, the number of cases in Kentucky has now topped the 48,000 mark and deaths have reached 930.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The trend continues of higher number of new cases of the coronavirus later in the week as 775 were reported to state health officials on Thursday.“It means that we do have to push to have fewer cases,” Gov. Andy Beshear said during a Capitol press briefing, “but it does…

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FRANKFORT,  Ky. (KT) - The number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky rose slightly on Wednesday, putting the total over 45,000, and the number of deaths has topped 900, while the state’s positivity rate dropped back below 5%.

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Gov. Andy Beshear said the state will not overturn the decision by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association to allow fall sports in the midst of the highest coronavirus case numbers the state has seen. 

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -  Gov. Andy Beshear announced another high number of new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, along with the third day in a row of double-digit deaths reported to state health officials.

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TRI-COUNTY — Katie Nelson, the new kid on the block at the Air Evac Lifeteam 79 in Corbin, said she always knew becoming a flight nurse is what she wanted to do with her career and as soon as the position came open, she applied. Now more than a year in, she’s part of a team that is the large…

Mayo Clinic researchers reported a strong hint that blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors helps other patients recover, but it’s not proof and some experts worry if, amid clamor for the treatment, they'll ever get a clear answer.

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BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Ross worries about his children returning to their classrooms this fall with coronavirus cases rising in Kentucky, but he feels he doesn't have much of a choice: His family's limited internet access makes it nearly impossible for the kids to keep up with schoolwo…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky saw a big drop on Thursday from Wednesday’s record high and Gov. Andy Beshear said he remains optimistic that this will end up being a much better week overall.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear recommended Monday that Kentucky schools delay the resumption of in-person classes until late September to provide more time to get the coronavirus under control.

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The state's top doctor said Monday that from a medical standpoint, Kentucky has done "a pretty good job" dealing with coronavirus, but Gov. Andy Beshear said the state would be doing better if President Trump set a better example by wearing a facial covering.

A report prepared for the American Hospital Association predicts half of the nation's hospitals will be losing money by the end of the year unless Congress gives them more relief money, and some of those hospitals are in Kentucky.

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Thursday's coronavirus numbers were mixed, but Gov. Andy Beshear kept accentuating the positive, saying he sees the impact of his July 9 order requiring Kentuckians to wear masks in indoor public spaces and outdoors when they can't stay six feet apart.

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