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Kentucky began December with its single deadliest day in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lexington's public transportation system is scaling back capacity in the wake of new coronavirus restrictions announced by the governor this week.

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Tuesday marked the highest single-day number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Kentucky. The governor says new statewide steps to rein in the growing surge in cases will be announced Wednesday.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says the state may institute more mandates or guidelines as early as Wednesday if coronavirus case numbers show no signs of slowing.

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Sixty-eight Kentucky counties received a "red" zone rating Thursday - that's the state's highest category of COVID-19 spread. The designation now comes packaged with a list of new weeklong recommendations for businesses and individuals.

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Kentucky's top health official is outlining how the state plans to launch its first rounds of COVID-19 vaccinations, once one or more are available.

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Residents in Kentucky counties that go "red" during the ongoing coronavirus surge are being advised to observe new guidance from the governor's office.

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Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball is questioning the state's use of taxpayer funds to monitor church services for violations of the temporary mass gathering restrictions early in the pandemic.

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With Kentucky's coronavirus indicators again on the rise, health officials are prepping for a surge that has the potential to overrun hospitals.

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New COVID-19 cases topped 1,200 Thursday, as the governor warned of a make or break moment heading into the colder months.