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Bill shielding businesses from COVID lawsuits becomes law

Gov. Beshear warned Monday that the new law is likely to draw a court challenge.

Kentucky rate of positive COVID cases declines again

On Friday, Governor Andy Beshear announced 744 new COVID-19 cases and a 2.79% positivity rate.

Kentucky reports 1,028 coronavirus cases

Gov. Beshear encourages people who are eligible for a coronavirus vaccine to get inoculated.

Fayette County to discontinue student temperature checks

Temperature checks before entering school buildings and getting on buses will end this Thursday for Fayette County Public School students.

Gov. Beshear: All Kentuckians 16 and Older Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 5, 2021) – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear said all Kentuckians 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine....

40% of adults vaccinated, but work remains, especially at spring break

As decline levels off, governor issues warnings to stay the course.

State’s COVID positivity rate at 2.8%, vaccines, health precautions remain important

Numbers remain low but spring break, other factors create risk.

State COVID rate below 3%, vaccinations open to 40 and older next week

New regional vaccine center in Paintsville, UI centers open in three weeks.

Gov. Beshear: Record vaccination week, positivity rate below 3%

There are 893 new cases to report as well.

Positivity rate drops again as vaccinations surge

Numbers are falling back to last summer.

Governor Beshear reports a positivity rate of 3.07%, 25 deaths

Governor Beshear reports a positivity rate near three percent for Saturday.

COVID-19 testing site to reopen at BCTC Newtown Campus

COVID-19 testing will resume at Bluegrass Community & Technical College Newtown Campus in Lexington on Wednesday, March 24.