Gov. Beshear announces 148 new cases, zero new COVID-19 related deaths on Saturday

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) -- On Saturday, Governor Andy Beshear announced 148 new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky, bringing the total to 8,571. He also announced there are zero additional deaths in the state.

“For only the second time in about a month and a half, we have zero new deaths to report,” said Gov. Beshear.

The governor says at least 3,102 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.

Gov. Beshear reminds Kentuckians to be safe while they take time to honor those who have sacrificed much for our country.

The governor and state health officials are asking all Kentuckians to keep gatherings to 10 or fewer people.

“I am urging Kentuckians to please be safe this weekend,” Gov. Beshear said. “As we recover, we are depending on Kentuckians to take the steps necessary to protect one another this weekend and everyday and weekend moving forward.”