Governor Andy Beshear announced 277 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky on Sunday. Comparing cases reported from June 29 to July 5 with cases reported from July 6 to July 12, there is a 48.7% increase in positive cases.
In the wake of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s order that requires Kentuckians wear a face covering while in public, law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth are saying they are not who you should call to report anyone not complying with the order.
Kroger spokesperson Erin Rofles confirmed Friday the grocer will no longer return coin change to customers. Instead, the remainders from cash transactions will be applied to customers’ loyalty cards and automatically used on their next purchase.
On Friday, health officers returned to Bridge Cafe & Bistro after warning them about possible closure if their employees do not start wearing masks. After a brief inspection, a health inspector found the business to be compliant, as all employees were wearing masks.
State Route 218 in Mercerville, Ohio. was lined Friday with homemade signs, balloons, and neighbors cheering as Nickie Swain returned home after spending four months at St. Mary’s Medical Center battling COVID-19.
According to Gov. Beshear, his executive order requiring all Kentuckians to wear a face covering in public and outdoors when social distancing guidelines cannot be met still goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday despite a temporary restraining order issued by a Scott County circuit court judge.
West Virginia’s governor forced out the state’s public health leader in late June, and now Dr. Cathy Slemp says decades-old computer systems and cuts to staff over a period of years made a challenging job even harder during a once-in-a-century pandemic.