At Governor Andy Beshear’s daily press conference on the Coronavirus, he said there were 166 new cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth announced today, bringing our total in the state to 8,167 with 108 probable cases. There are 10 new cases in Fayette County, 3 in Anderson County, 2 in Franklin and Montgomery Counties, 1 in Jessamine, Madison, and Scott Counties.
There have been 158,672 people tested for COVID-19. Of those there have been 2,016 Kentuckians ever in the Hospital with COVID-19, there are 474 in now. There have ever been 879 Kentuckians ever in the ICU with COVID-19, there are 98 in the ICU now.
There have been 2,919 Kentuckians that have recovered from COVID-19.
There were 10 new Deaths announced today.
At 8 am tomorrow, $300,000,000 of CARES ACT funding will be available to reimburse City and County Governments for COVID-19 related expenses.
To Apply, cities and counties may go to KyDLGWEB.ky.gov
The Kroger Partnership is ending tomorrow in Louisville, Madison, Ohio, and Graves Counties.
Next week there will be new locations for the Drive-Through testing, In Lexington, it’s back to BCTC’s Newtown Pike campus from May 26 – May 29. In Louisville, it will be at Southern High School. In Henderson at the Henderson Community College and in Warren County at the Basil Griffin Park.
Go to KrogerHealth.com/CovidTesting to register.
Contact Tracing: It is important for you to Answer the Call for Contact Tracing to work.
Today’s American Sign Language phrase was “Hands, Face, and Space”