Five COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported Tuesday In Fayette County

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has announced 5 new COVID-19 related deaths and 58 newly confirmed cases on Tuesday. This brings the city's total to 38 deaths and 2,134 cases. Since the beginning of July Lexington has had 581 COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths. The city’s highest one-day totals to date have been:
• 83 cases, July 9
• 65 cases, July 10
• 62 cases, July 6
• 58 cases, July 13
• 56 cases, July 11
• 46 cases, July 1
• 41 cases,...

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The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has announced 5 new COVID-19 related deaths and 58 newly confirmed cases on Tuesday. This brings the city's total to 38 deaths and 2,134 cases. Since the beginning of July Lexington has had 581 COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths.

The city’s highest one-day totals to date have been:
• 83 cases, July 9
• 65 cases, July 10
• 62 cases, July 6
• 58 cases, July 13
• 56 cases, July 11
• 46 cases, July 1
• 41 cases, June 26
• 40 cases, June 24
• 39 cases, July 8, June 30 and June 14

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A steady upward trend in coronavirus cases continues in Kentucky, as Lexington shows signs of becoming a hot spot.

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Art Collector took a big step toward the Kentucky Derby, pulling away from the filly Swiss Skydiver in the stretch in the Blue Grass at Keeneland for his first graded stakes victory.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky reported more than 450 additional cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, part of a troublesome trend of rising cases of the illness caused by the new coronavirus.

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Governor Andy Beshear signed an executive order and masks or face coverings are no longer recommended in public, they are mandatory. Kevin Hall with the Lexington Fayette County Health Department said he wants to clarify that officials won’t be “going around citing individuals who don’t comply.” He said the hope is that business owners and staff will make sure customers follow the rules.

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The Kentucky Board of Education voted through a series of COVID-19-related emergency waivers Friday in a bid to untangle issues like attendance and funding. Yet some members noted a growing chorus of concern about reopening plans among teachers and parents as fall start dates approaches.

AP Photo/Lee Jin-man

Gov. Andy Beshear's mask mandate, set to begin Friday evening, drew swift pushback from GOP leaders, worried about executive overreach and further damage to the economy.

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This week on the WUKY SportsPage Keith Elkins talks with sports marketing pioneer Jim Host; founder of Host Communications, and onetime radio voice of the Kentucky Wildcats.  Among his many accolades, Jim is a member of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, the UK Athletics Hall of Fame, the UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni, and he received an Honorary Doctorate from his Alma Mater in 2019.  Host has served at the cabinet level of state government and he was a key figure in the development of some of Kentucky's most prominent landmarks and structures including Rupp Arena, the Lexington Convention Center, the Kentucky Horse Park and the KFC Yum Center.  He is the author, along with Eric A. Moyen of "Changing The Game: My Career In Collegiate Sports Marketing."


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