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Gov. Beshear Warns Kentuckians To Take Pandemic Seriously Following Case Surge

The positivity rate has increased to 8.12%, the highest it has been since May 5.

(Frankfort, Ky.) – As COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth begin to spike Governor Andy Beshear warned every Kentuckian that they must take the pandemic seriously.

Kentuckians are in significantly greater danger of contracting COVID-19 now than they were at the start of the pandemic in March or April, on Wednesday the Governor reported 2,700 new cases of COVID-19.

This is the highest daily total that the state has ever reported, in addition to the number of cases, the positivity rate has increased to 8.12%, the highest it has been since May 5.

“This entire state is in danger. COVID-19 is absolutely everywhere. We need everybody to wear your masks and follow red zone reduction recommendations and school recommendations. It is a must if you want to lessen the impact in your community,” said Gov. Beshear.

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