Governor Andy Beshear

Gov. Andy Beshear

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear rolled out new recommendations for areas classified as COVID-19 “red zone” counties during Monday’s update. 

Beshear: New COVID-19 Recommendations Coming Monday

Oct 25, 2020
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Governor Andy Beshear announced 1,738 new cases of coronavirus Saturday. That’s Kentucky’s highest one-day total since the virus reached the commonwealth in March (besides October 7, when 1,472 backlogged cases were reported from Fayette County).

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  Republican State Treasurer Allison Ball says that Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear violated the  U.S. constitution when he banned mass-gatherings early on during the coronavirus pandemic because he also banned gatherings at churches.

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Gov. Andy Beshear says he was passing along guidance from the federal government when he told folks who left work over fear of the coronavirus to self-quarantine to apply for unemployment insurance. 

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear reported 776 new coronavirus cases during his Tuesday briefing, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 81,691. The governor also reported a 4.59% positivity rate, but how the state calculates that metric is about to change.

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Tracey Hayes was working as a retail merchandiser in March, arranging products on store shelves around Glasgow to promote sales, when she decided she couldn’t risk exposing her mother to the coronavirus or handle child care for her two children by herself.

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Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander said today in a news briefing that Kentucky childcare centers will receive another wave of funding from the state.

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  Gov. Andy Beshear says that officials will be more aggressively enforcing Kentucky’s mask mandate at businesses and restaurants as the state continues to experience an escalation of coronavirus cases.

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Governor Andy Beshear is encouraging Kentuckians to remain vigilant against COVID-19 after last week became the commonwealth’s highest seven-day period of new virus cases.