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Gov. Beshear Provides Latest COVID-19 Numbers
By West Kentucky Star Staff
FRANKFORT - During Governor Andy Beshear's Friday update, he announced the latest COVID-19 numbers from across the state.

There were 256 new cases of the virus across the Commonwealth. A total of 383,636 Kentuckians have been tested, with 14,859 testing positive. Beshear announced seven new deaths as of Friday, bringing the total number of deaths to 553. At least of 3,730 Kentuckians have recovered, although not as many hospitals report recoveries.

“Kentuckians have what it takes to move into a new normal,” said Gov. Beshear. “It will be tough, but we can do it. Just remember: hands, face and space. Wash your hands, wear a mask on your face and stay six feet apart from other people.”

On Thursday, Beshear announced that beginning Monday the state will allow visitations at some assisted living and care facilities. Under the new guidelines, group activities of 10 or fewer will be allowed, communal dining can resume, and off-site appointments can pick back up.

Published 03:46 PM, Friday Jun. 26, 2020
Updated 09:41 AM, Saturday Jun. 27, 2020

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