FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear has urged Kentuckians to fulfill their “patriotic duty to protect one another” as he reported the highest one-day number of coronavirus-related deaths.
His plea comes one day after the state’s death toll topped 1,000. In a speech Thursday, Beshear warned that lives, the state’s economy and the education of children depend on individual actions to contain the spread of the virus.
While the virus keeps people apart, he says Kentuckians “cannot let it drive us apart” as he continued to call for unity in combating the health crisis. Beshear reported 805 coronavirus cases and 22 deaths Thursday
(This story was originally published on Sept. 10, 2020)
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