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Laurel County topped the 600 mark of coronavirus cases last week and confirmed its sixth coronavirus-related death on Friday and seventh death on Tuesday. The sixth death was that of a 72-year-old resident, while the seventh was a 36-year-old female.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Tuesday the launch of the Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund website, where Kentuckians can visit and apply for assistance.On March 25, Gov. Beshear initially suspended evictions as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, but last Friday, he up…

For much of 2020, the novel coronavirus has dominated news cycles around the world. While we must remain vigilant in our fight against this disease by taking necessary safety precautions, we cannot let our fear of COVID-19 deter us from protecting ourselves during the upcoming flu season.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Wednesday saw another day of more than 800 new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky, along with a near-record number of deaths.

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Although the statewide total on positive coronavirus is said to be at a plateau, Laurel County continues to show more positive cases, now nearing 600 cases. As of Tuesday afternoon, there have been a total of 566 positive cases of COVID-19 from test sites in the county. Of those 566, 140 are…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - As has been the case in recent weeks, the number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky dropped significantly on Monday and the positivity rate also saw a decline.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- While Sunday saw a huge drop in new cases of the coronavirus from Saturday’s 825, the fourth-highest single-day total, the number of cases in Kentucky has now topped the 48,000 mark and deaths have reached 930.

Although the statewide totals on positive Coronavirus is said to be at a plateau, Laurel County continues to show more positive cases, now exceeding 500 cases. As of Friday afternoon, there have been a total of 537 positive cases of COVID-19 from test sites in the county. Of the 116 active c…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The trend continues of higher number of new cases of the coronavirus later in the week as 775 were reported to state health officials on Thursday.“It means that we do have to push to have fewer cases,” Gov. Andy Beshear said during a Capitol press briefing, “but it does…

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FRANKFORT,  Ky. (KT) - The number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky rose slightly on Wednesday, putting the total over 45,000, and the number of deaths has topped 900, while the state’s positivity rate dropped back below 5%.

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Gov. Andy Beshear said the state will not overturn the decision by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association to allow fall sports in the midst of the highest coronavirus case numbers the state has seen. 

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -  Gov. Andy Beshear announced another high number of new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, along with the third day in a row of double-digit deaths reported to state health officials.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The federal government’s supplement to unemployment may be returning, Gov. Andy Beshear said during his Monday press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic.

Mayo Clinic researchers reported a strong hint that blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors helps other patients recover, but it’s not proof and some experts worry if, amid clamor for the treatment, they'll ever get a clear answer.

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BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Ross worries about his children returning to their classrooms this fall with coronavirus cases rising in Kentucky, but he feels he doesn't have much of a choice: His family's limited internet access makes it nearly impossible for the kids to keep up with schoolwo…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky saw a big drop on Thursday from Wednesday’s record high and Gov. Andy Beshear said he remains optimistic that this will end up being a much better week overall.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Tuesday a big spike in new cases as well as eight deaths due to the coronavirus.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear recommended Monday that Kentucky schools delay the resumption of in-person classes until late September to provide more time to get the coronavirus under control.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) --  The number of new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky took another sharp drop on Wednesday, and one new death was reported to state public officials.

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The state's top doctor said Monday that from a medical standpoint, Kentucky has done "a pretty good job" dealing with coronavirus, but Gov. Andy Beshear said the state would be doing better if President Trump set a better example by wearing a facial covering.

A report prepared for the American Hospital Association predicts half of the nation's hospitals will be losing money by the end of the year unless Congress gives them more relief money, and some of those hospitals are in Kentucky.

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Kentucky reported 463 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, a little more evidence that the state has settled into another plateau, but one much higher than the one it was on a month ago.

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Thursday's coronavirus numbers were mixed, but Gov. Andy Beshear kept accentuating the positive, saying he sees the impact of his July 9 order requiring Kentuckians to wear masks in indoor public spaces and outdoors when they can't stay six feet apart.

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