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Kentucky's Democratic governor has won a court order temporarily blocking Republican-backed laws threatening to invalidate his executive orders aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Kentucky’s daily total of new coronavirus cases was lower than it has been in a month and Gov. Andy Beshear says that’s due to restrictions he implemented before the holidays.

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear on Friday in a news conference reported an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases in the state, along with new vaccine updates. 

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear in his Monday press conference on the coronavirus highlighted good news about a potential vaccine saying data on a Pfizer vaccine, that the company says may be 90% effective against COVID-19, is preliminary but could be a “game changer.”  

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Kentucky’s attorney general has ruled that the state cannot force religious schools to close as long as they are following health recommendations put in place to protect against the coronavirus.

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Kentucky’s restaurants are slated to reopen in a limited capacity on May 22. West Kentucky establishments are adjusting plans to accommodate Governor Andy Beshear’s “Healthy at Work” guidelines. 

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Monday, May 11 marked two milestones in the economic reopening plan outlined by Governor Andy Beshear: the first large-scale resumption of activity in some sectors and the beginning of Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentuckians wear a face mask when outside the home. West Kentucky businesses are working to comply with state guidelines and repair the economic damage caused by COVID-19.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced 202 new cases of coronavirus and three new COVID-19 related deaths during his daily press conference Sunday. This brings the statewide total to 4,074 cases. Beshear also reminded healthcare offices that “Phase One” guidelines will be mandatory as the state slowly begins to reopen.

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Governor Andy Beshear said state officials believe there are currently 163 positive cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky. He said that’s 39 new cases since yesterday, but the state hasn’t been able to confirm all of them.