(AP)- Coronavirus cases continue to surge throughout Kentucky. The state reported over 3,870 new confirmed cases Thursday, the highest number of new cases since the pandemic began. An additional 1,747 cases were reported Friday. The state also recorded a total of 36 virus-related deaths over Thursday and Friday.
Almost all of Kentucky’s 120 counties are reported to be in the red zone — the most serious category for COVID-19 incidence rates. People in those counties are asked to follow stricter recommended guidelines to contain the virus.