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Kentucky sets record for new COVID-19 cases in single day

The governor reported 5,742 new coronavirus cases and 34 new COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday.

City of Lexington hiring logistics expert to streamline vaccine distribution

Chuck Mix comes from the private sector to help manage the logistical challenges of the coronavirus vaccine distribution.

LFCHD reports more than 200 new COVID-19 cases

Department reports 163 people have died since pandemic started

LFCHD fears post-holiday spike, reports 534 COVID-19 cases over weekend

265 cases reported on Saturday, 269 on Sunday

UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak increases at federal prison in Lexington

Nearly 300 inmates positive for the coronavirus at the Federal Medical Center

Kentucky sees 22% jump in overdose deaths, pandemic cited

New numbers cover only first months of pandemic

AstraZeneca to help meet world need for COVID vaccine

Another manufacturer will help get more people worldwide vaccinated, especially in low-income nations.

Pikeville Medical Center adjusts visitation policy

As of Monday, patients are now limited to one visitor, according to the medical center.

Beshear: Mitigation efforts have stopped growth of COVID-19 cases

​​​​​​​Number of cases has declined for second week in a row

Schools may get COVID vaccines by February or earlier, given more info

Return to in-person classes, vaccine major topics right now

Governor directs school districts to prepare rosters of personnel willing to be vaccinated

Vaccines are distributed at the federal level, but states direct where they need to go.