Governor Reports More Than 1300 Cases Of COVID Friday

Oct 16, 2020


Governor Beshear said Friday afternoon the coronavirus cases reported add to an already tough week.  The number of new COVID-19 cases has once again exceeded 1000.

Governor Beshear reported 1319 cases Friday with the youngest only 7 days old.  The governor also announced four more deaths which brings the total number of lives lost to coronavirus to 1300.  Beshear said there is a virus outbreak at the Little Sandy Correctional Complex in Elliot County.  17 inmates and two staff members have tested positive. 

The governor and his family remain quarantined after a member of the security detailed tested positive last weekend.  Beshear says he and his wife and two children feel fine.  The security member is still experiencing mild symptoms.​

You can watch a video of Friday's update here.

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