Ky. Gov. Beshear directs non-life-sustaining businesses to end in-person business soon

Published: Mar. 24, 2020 at 6:14 PM EDT
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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced a new measure Tuesday in the fight against COVID-19.

Non-life-sustaining businesses are being told to end in-person business by 8 p.m. Thursday.

We are working to clarify what businesses fall under that category that haven't already been closed.

This is in response to the state's largest day-to-day jump in cases for Kentucky -- 39 new cases adding up to 163.

Beshear says one of those cases came from what the governor referred to as a "coronavirus party."