Red zones

Screenshot / City of Madisonville/Facebook

The coronavirus is ripping through Kentucky, with the vast majority of counties classified by the state as “red zones” with critical COVID-19 spread. 

Along with the state mask mandate, Gov. Andy Beshear for weeks has urged people in “red zone” counties to follow an additional series of recommendations to limit the spread of the coronavirus, including: 

  • Employers allowing employees to work from home


Governor Andy Beshear confirmed 2,700 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday, the highest the state has seen in a single day.

Screenshot from Governor Andy Beshear's Facebook Live

Governor Andy Beshear confirmed 1,864 new cases of coronavirus in Kentucky today. Health experts say today’s incidence rate map is the worst it’s ever been.