Virus Cases Set Record For 2nd Straight Week In Kentucky

Sep 6, 2020

Kentucky has set a record for the number of positive coronavirus cases for the second straight week. Gov. Andy Beshear says the 4,742 confirmed cases for the week ending Sunday topped the record 4,503 cases from the previous week.

Credit Karyn Czar / WUKY

There were 313 new cases reported Sunday, pushing Kentucky’s total for the pandemic to at least 52,774. Three new deaths also were reported, bringing the state’s total to at least 996. The deaths included a 75-year-old woman from Harlan County, an 81-year-old woman from Lewis County and an 86-year-old man from Fayette County.