Gov. Beshear to announce more virus rules Wednesday

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LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) – Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has declared that he will announce more coronavirus rules at midweek in a move to prevent the state’s healthcare system from being overwhelmed by new cases.

He also said Tuesday was the deadliest day for the Bluegrass state since the pandemic began, with a record 33 virus-related deaths reported.

Kentucky recorded an additional 2,931 confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday. Some 325 school-aged children have tested positive.

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The state’s test positivity rate is 9.1%, up roughly two percentage points from last week.

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