FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Gov. Beshear says there won’t be a Saturday coronavirus update, breaking weeks of daily updates.
He says he needs a mental health break as well.
Saturday would have also been the Kentucky Derby which is now postponed. Gov. Beshear also recognized Oaks Day and its mission to increase breast cancer awareness.
Friday’s coronavirus numbers:
- New cases: 177
- Total cases: 4,879
- New deaths: 8
- Total deaths: 248
- Total recovered: 1,752
Gov. Beshear said some people are no-shows at coronavirus testing sites. He reminds everyone to follow through with their appointments.
In total, 57,648 Kentuckians were tested this week.