Gov. Andy Beshear gives COVID-19 press conference

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FILE – In this Monday, May 11, 2020, file photo, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear speaks during a news conference at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., to provide an update on the coronavirus situation. Kentucky voters concerned about being at risk of contracting the coronavirus will be able to cast mail-in ballots under a bipartisan agreement reached by Beshear and Secretary of State Michael Adams. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP, File)

Gov. Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians to ring in the new year safely and announced two new vaccine allocations, totaling 53,700 doses, for Kentucky the week of Jan. 4: 27,300 doses from Pfizer and 26,400 doses from Moderna.

Walgreens reported 1,009 additional vaccinations administered to long-term care residents and staff; CVS reported 501, Beshear said.

Beshear also extended eviction preventions, face covering mandate, and pharmacy refills.

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(This story was originally published on December 29, 2020)

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