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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) --  The Kentucky Labor Cabinet released more details on Saturday about the three locations where Kentuckians who have had issues resolving their unemployment claims during the coronavirus pandemic can go and how to set appointments.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- A big drop in both new cases and deaths due to the coronavirus were reported in Kentucky on Sunday.There have now been at least 15,232 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, 67 of which were newly reported Sunday, the 114th day since the first positive case in the state. Publi…

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CORBIN — The Kentucky Department of Public Health is coordinating with the Knox and Laurel County Health Departments to support an outbreak of COVID-19 infection at the Christian Health Center in Corbin. Results of the June 2 campus-wide testing for staff and residents were negative for the …

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Three new COVID-19 cases reported on Wednesday and one more on Thursday now brings the county's total cases to 55.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- There was a big drop in new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, but Gov. Andy Beshear said the number is artificially low, due to a glitch in the system that reports data to the federal government.

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Despite a lag in positive tests of the coronavirus during the month of May, June has already exceeded last month's number, as four new cases were reported on Wednesday and two more on Thursday.

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Two more positive COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Laurel County on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 24.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) --  The Co-Immunity Project, a collaboration among Louisville’s healthcare community to track and curb COVID-19 in Kentucky, has received $1.5 million from the James Graham Brown Foundation to expand community coronavirus testing and launch a public ”virus radar” for und…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - A sharp drop in the number of new cases of the coronavirus, as well as deaths, was reported by Gov. Andy Beshear during a Monday press briefing. He also pledged to improve healthcare coverage for African-Americans in Kentucky.

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Secretary of State Michael Adams and Laurel County Clerk Tony Brown held a virtual meeting with the London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce to discuss the four ways people can vote in the upcoming primary. The primary election will be on June 23, moved back from May 19 in response to the CO…

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The 2020 Kentucky Primary Election will take place on Tuesday, June 23. Laurel County will have two polling locations: the North and South Laurel High School gymnasiums. To further prevent COVID-19 spread, the state will provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for poll workers.

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Wearing a mask when out in public is even more important as Kentucky reopens its economy, medical professionals advise. Many Kentuckians are skeptical.

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As government offices, retail stores and restaurants open up this week, health officials encourage the public to continue to use caution when in the public. To further ensure those who must be in the public, the Laurel County Health Department is hosting a drive-thru mask distribution this weekend.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced more business types, including two phases of childcare, that can reopen in June during his daily Capitol press briefing on Thursday.

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The uncertainty of life as we know it still looms large for officials with the Laurel County School District, with board members hearing of some new actions taking place.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced during his daily press briefing Thursday that restrictions on travel and group gatherings of 10 or less are being lifted just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

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Betty Jo Medley, 86, died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Christian Care Communities. The sister of Allie Loretta Brown. Funeral 3 p.m. Saturday. Burial at Elza Cemetery. Visitation 2 p.m. Saturday.