FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced 2,362 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths Sunday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – While the battle with coronavirus continues with the administering of nearly 200,000 vaccines in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear reported 3,955 cases and 19 deaths on Friday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) - University of Louisville medical, nursing and public health students and faculty have joined to assist in mass vaccinations against COVID-19 at the ongoing Broadbent Arena drive-thru event on the grounds of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear took time during his Monday COVID-19 press briefing to condemn armed militia members at the Capitol on Saturday, saying, “We will not be bullied.”
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- There was a sharp drop in new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky on Sunday, but the number of deaths rose, as did the state’s positivity rate.
FRANKFORT — On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the third-highest ever report of new COVID-19 cases, surpassed only by the Jan. 7 and Jan. 6 reports.
Laurel County exceeded 4,400 cases of COVID Friday, with another death reported, bringing the county's death toll from the virus to 20.
FRANKFORT — Four Kentucky teachers addressed the Kentucky Senate Education Committee on Jan. 7 regarding the impact of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. topped 4,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time, breaking a record set just one day earlier, with several Sun Belt states driving the surge.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - State officials are still trying to determine if the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases is due to many labs being closed during the holidays, or if it is another spike because of holiday gatherings.
The Covid-19 vaccines being distributed in the U.S. require two doses to achieve the effectiveness level of 95 percent recorded in clinical trials.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Another increase in Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate, the number of new cases, and deaths, were reported by Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats' push to immediately bring President Donald Trump's demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would “begin a process” to address the issue.
Gov. Andy Beshear and Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, said the next priority group (Phase 1b) for vaccination will be Kentuckians who are at least 70 years old, as well as first responders and educators.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Secretary of State Michael Adams, Auditor Mike Harmon, Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice Lisabeth T. Hughes and Justice Samuel T. Wright III received the vaccination against COVID-19 on Monday in the Capitol Rotunda helping to ensure the continuity of state government and d…
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package, ending days of drama over his refusal to accept the bipartisan deal that will deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and avert a federal government shutdown.
As Christmas is just days away, the governor encouraged Kentuckians during his daily press conference to stay safe this holiday season to hopefully continue at a plateau for the COVID-19 cases or to even possibly see a decline in cases as vaccines continue to be administered around the state…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – With more shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine arriving in Kentucky, protecting the state’s long-term care residents and employees began on Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of Washington gridlock, Congress is set to act on a $900 billion pandemic relief package, finally delivering long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
CORBIN — Baptist Health Corbin administered its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday morning. The first group of employees to receive doses of a vaccine included members of the housekeeping staff, physicians, nurses, the chief medical officer, chief nursing officer, president and…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear met Tuesday with Dr. Deborah Birx, response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, at the Kentucky History Center.
MOUNT VERNON, KY – Marcella Lovell prefers to let her meatloaf and Rocket Burger speak for themselves. Tourists and regional food lovers have been listening, answering and enjoying Marcella’s Farm to Fork local delicacies for years.
This week's White House Coronavirus Task Force report again used strong language to implore states to follow its recommendations, noting that the current surge of cases is reaching "every corner of the U.S." and is "the most rapid increase in cases; the widest spread of intense transmission,…
Lexington health officials are imploring Kentuckians without Covid-19 symptoms who want or need to get tested for the coronavirus to go to a testing site, and not the busy emergency departments of local hospitals. “If your question is, ‘Do I have Covid?’ there are many, many options better …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear and UofL Health officials marked a historic moment in the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) as the first vaccines shipped to Kentucky were administered Monday morning at UofL Hospital.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Sunday saw a major milestone in the fight against COVID-19, as the first shipment of vaccine arrived in Kentucky.
The largest vaccination campaign in U.S. history got underway Monday as health workers in select hospitals rolled up their sleeves for shots to protect them from COVID-19 and start beating back the pandemic — a day of optimism even as the nation's death toll neared 300,000.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- More evidence Sunday that the COVID-19 pandemic may have plateaued in Kentucky, according to Gov. Andy Beshear.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- The deadline is approaching for eligible Kentucky families to receive assistance to pay overdue utility bills, through the Healthy at Home Utility Assistance Fund.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Kentucky's positivity rate dropped for an eighth straight day despite the governor's report of 3,691 new cases on Friday.The state’s positivity rate, which is the number of positive cases divided by the number of tests and is based on a seven-day rolling average, now s…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – A wreath-laying ceremony outside the state Capitol on Monday, honored the 200,000 Kentuckians who have tested positive for COVID-19, and especially the more than 2,000 who have died.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear released more details on Monday, regarding the first shipments of COVID-19 vaccines, and noted a drop in new cases.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Attorney General Daniel Cameron is awaiting word on whether the U. S. Supreme Court will take up his appeal of a ruling by the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which upheld Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive order closing private religious schools through the end of the year.
LONDON — Two London entrepreneurs wanted to help their fellow local business owners who are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic so they gave $20,000 to help support their community on Friday.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s worst ever COVID-19 report by virtually every measure on Tuesday. He reported more than 4,000 new cases and 35 new deaths. Nearly 250 Kentuckians are fighting for their lives on ventilators.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Gov. Andy Beshear thanked every Kentuckian who sacrificed for each other and rose to the challenge of battling COVID-19 together during the Thanksgiving holiday.
A federal appeals court on Sunday morning sided with Gov. Andy Beshear’s order to close religious private schools and others in the state as the coronavirus rages in Kentucky.
Kentucky is now in the worst danger zone for both its coronavirus case numbers and the share of Kentuckians who have tested positive for the virus in the past seven days, according to this week's White House Coronavirus Task Force report.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Supreme Court has issued new mandates to govern court operations as nearly all 120 Kentucky counties are now in the COVID-19 red zone.
ASHLAND, Ky. - Federal Bureau of Prisons officials have shed light on how they are handling the coronavirus outbreak at Ashland FCI, which is currently dealing with the eighth-highest number of inmates with positive COVID-19 cases in the federal correctional system.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Gov. Andy Beshear announced there were 2,194 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest ever for a Sunday, beating the old record by 732, set on Oc. 25.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Reaction to Gov. Andy Beshear’s request to halt indoor services for houses of worship over the next three to four weeks ranged from disappointment to compassion from a variety of Kentucky Baptist pastors.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a Kentucky Christian school’s federal lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear that says the governor’s ban on in-person classes at religious schools unconstitutional.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - As cases of the coronavirus continues to rise, and with nearly every one of Kentucky’s 120 counties now in the “red zone,” the Kentucky Supreme Court issued new mandates on Friday governing local court operations.
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