Beshear: One new death in Hopkins County


Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, right, and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman speak with the media during a press conference at the Kentucky state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. To assist Kentuckians seeking to earn their GED’s, Beshear announced that the state has allowed $600,000 to cover testing fees. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WEHT)- An 85-year-old woman from Hopkins County is among the four new deaths, bringing the statewide total to 148. Beshear says her husband has also tested positive for COVID-19.

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Kentucky now has 2,960 confirmed COVID-19 cases, up 273 from Saturday. That increase represents the largest one-day increase in Kentucky.

However, Beshear says Kentucky is still on the right track and reiterated that Kentucky will get through this and get through it together.

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(This story was originally published on April 19, 2020)

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