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UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

(AP) -Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech said Wednesday they’ve won permission for emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine in Britain, the world’s first coronavirus shot...

Fayette crosses 17,000 mark in COVID cases

In marked the fourth straight time the county tested 1,000 positive cases in just four days.

UK Athletics adjusts ticketing procedures for Bluegrass Showcase

UK season ticket holders will not be able to use their Friday tickets and parking passes to attend the Richmond-Morehead State game.

Fayette County jail has first COVID-19 cases since September

Eight inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last week, according to the jail.

Governor calls latest lawsuit against his COVID-19 orders, “ridiculous”

The federal lawsuit challenges the governor's orders over limiting indoor gatherings and banning in-person classes for all schools.

Kentucky’s chief justice orders courts statewide to go virtual due to COVID-19

Court activities being restricted statewide due to the surging coronavirus.

Event venue adapts to latest COVID restriction on weddings

Imagine just days before your wedding having to tell your guests they can't come to the party.

KY National Guard helps nursing home in Lexington

When you hear that the Kentucky National Guard has been called out, a nursing home is not the place you'd expect soldiers to be but that's what's happening across the state as 50 guard members are helping protect our most vulnerable to the coronavirus in long-term care facilities.

No visitors allowed beginning Tuesday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital

Limited visitation will be allowed in certain departments.

Governor Beshear reports 1,449 new cases Sunday, positivity rate stays near 9%

Governor Beshear reminds Kentuckians this is not a drill, the virus is dominating efforts to slow the spread.

Another record day of COVID-19 cases, 3,303 reported Saturday, 8.95% positivity rate

Governor Andy Beshear reported, again, the highest single day increase of COVID-19 cases Saturday.