Phase One Reopening of Healthy at Work begins May 11. Beshear and his staff reminded everyone of the 10 steps to being Healthy at Work.
Secretary J. Michael Brown outlined a new housing plan for those at Green River Correctional Complex. Brown says a total of 875 people were tested, including all inmates and those working there.
Brown says those who have tested positive will be in a group and housed together. Another unit will be for those who have tested negative but have been exposed to someone who has tested positive. A third unit for those will be who have tested negative and have not been exposed. A fourth will be for those who have tested negative but are medically vulnerable.
Beshear reported 163 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 5,245 statewide. More than 60,000 have been tested. Eight additional Kentuckians have died, and a total of 261 have died.