COVID-19 Update For Kentucky

COVID-19 Update For Kentucky During the governor’s daily address on COVID-19 he announced one new confirmed case in Lyon County. This brings the total confirmed cases to 26:Jefferson: 7Fayette: 7Harrison: 6Montgomery: 2Clark: 1Nelson: 1Bourbon: 1Lyon: 1.The governor then ordered certain businesses that encourage congregating and cannot operate while also complying with social distancing rules…

KY May Primary Is Postponed

KY May Primary Is Postponed Governor Beshear has announced a postponement of the May primary election to June 23 after consulting with Secretary of State Michael Adams. Hall says that would give state officials time to prepare for an election if things aren’t yet back to normal.For most people, coronavirus causes only mild or…

KY Food Drive Extended

KY Food Drive Extended An annual Kentucky food drive is being expanded and extended to support food banks seeing an increased need due to the coronavirus.The Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy initiative traditionally runs through March 14 and seeks food and monetary donations from the legal community for Feeding Kentucky, the statewide network of food…

Dollar General Serves Seniors

Dollar General Serves Seniors Dollar General Corporation says that it is encouraging its stores to dedicate the first hour of operation in their business day to the needs of senior customers. This would allow them to make purchases and avoid potential exposure to other customers who may have COVID-19, according to company officials. Stores…

KY Democratic Party Delays Reorganization

KY Democratic Party Delays Reorganization The Kentucky Democratic Party is delaying planned reorganization efforts because of the COVID-19 outbreak.The reorganization typically takes place every four years during a presidential election and was set to begin Saturday with precinct conventions.This does not currently affect the process to elect delegates to the Democratic National Convention scheduled…

Number Of COVID-19 Cases Increases In KY

Number Of COVID-19 Cases Increases In KY In a news release, the Kentucky governor’s office has announced three new positive cases of the novel coronavirus. This brings the total number of cases in Kentucky to 25.Here are the numbers broken down by county:Jefferson: 7, Fayette: 7, Harrison: 7, Montgomery: 2, Clark: 1, Nelson: 1,…

First KY Death Reported From COVID-19

First KY Death Reported From COVID-19 Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered restaurant dine-in services to close in another effort to curb the spread of coronavirus as the state reported its first death from the illness.The 66-year-old Bourbon County man had other health conditions but his death was counted as a coronavirus death, Beshear…

KY Governor Beshear Tests Negative

KY Governor Beshear Tests Negative Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday he has tested negative for the new coronavirus after attending a public event in Louisville where another individual tested positive.Beshear said his test results came back Saturday. He didn’t specify the location of the event or when it occurred.His office said Kentucky now…

President Trump Says To Cease Hoarding

President Trump Says To Cease Hoarding President Donald Trump is calling on Americans to cease hoarding groceries and other supplies amid the spread of the novel coronavirus. President Trump says he has spoken with leading grocery store executives and that the food supply chain remains healthy.Speaking at the same White House new conference Sunday,…

Restricting Public Gatherings

Restricting Public Gatherings The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says events or gatherings of 50 people or more should be postponed or canceled for the next eight weeks.The update came Sunday as the number of cases continues to rise across the United States.The CDC listed examples of large events which include conferences, festivals,…