coronavirus

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  Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says his administration is doing everything it can to prepare hospitals to be inundated with cases of COVID-19, but nearly every time the state has placed an order for medical protective gear, the federal government has prevented its transfer.

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  The Green River District Health Department is reporting a McLean County resident hospitalized with the novel coronavirus has died.

Conspiracy theories tying 5G networks to the coronavirus pandemic are troubling telecom authorities in the United Kingdom and are being cited as possible motivation for multiple cellphone tower fires this week.

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear confirmed 92 new coronavirus cases and 3 new deaths from COVID-19 in his Saturday statewide update.

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  The CEO of Murray-Calloway County Hospital says his hospital has been notified of a sixth case of the novel coronavirus as of Saturday morning, with the first reported case in Calloway County expected “to be fully recovered very soon.”

Since the beginning of the global coronavirus pandemic, Americans have been told by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention not to wear masks unless they are sick, caring for a sick person who is unable to wear one or working in health care.

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Walmart is limiting the number of customers who can be in a store at the same time beginning Saturday. In a press release Friday, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dacona Smith said company leaders have been concerned at some in-store behavior that “put undue risk on our people.”

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear confirmed 90 new cases and six deaths from COVID-19 in the state. The new cases are in Henderson, Caldwell, Calloway, Christian, Daviess and Graves counties. The deaths include a 76-year-old female from Hopkins County.

12 Patients At Hopkinsville Hospital Treated For COVID-19 Symptoms; Four On Ventilators

Apr 3, 2020
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Twelve people suspected of having COVID-19 are hospitalized at Jennie Stuart Medical Center, including four who are on ventilators to maintain their breathing, a hospital official said Friday.

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  Stewart County in northwest Tennessee has confirmed its first two cases of coronavirus. 

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