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Beshear Reports Nearly 160 More Coronavirus Cases

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Gov. Andy Beshear has reported nearly 160 additional coronavirus cases in Kentucky. The Wednesday total was less than half from the previous day's count, which was inflated by a virus outbreak at a prison.

The newest 159 virus cases raised the statewide total to more than 5,930 cases since the pandemic began. Beshear reported eight more virus-related deaths Wednesday, bringing the total death count to at least 283 in Kentucky. More than 2,120 people in Kentucky have recovered from the virus, On Tuesday, Beshear reported more than 620 new coronavirus cases statewide — a one-day high in the state.

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