4th coronavirus death in Kentucky, cases surpass 120

4th coronavirus death in Kentucky, cases surpass 120

KENTUCKY (WFIE) - During Kentucky Gov. Beshear’s Monday press conference, he announced the state’s fourth COVID-19 related death.

Gov. Beshear said she was an 82-year-old woman with underlying medical conditions. He says there are 124 positive cases.

Gov. Beshear says the Kentucky primary is moved to June 23.

The Team Kentucky Fund launched Monday and will provide some financial assistance to those affected by COVID-19. He invites all Kentuckians to make a tax-deductible donation to the fund.

Beshear says the move is effective at 7 p.m. Central Monday.

It includes businesses such as entertainment, clothing, bookstores, jewelry stores and car dealerships. He says auto repair and parts shops are exempt.

He says businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, drug stores, liquor stores and gas stations will remain open.

You can find a full list of categories of businesses that can remain open here.

Previously, cases had been confirmed in Daviess and Henderson Counties, and officials announced five new cases Monday.

You can watch Beshear’s full press conference in the post below.

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