KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear gave his coronavirus briefing at 3 p.m.
The governor announces 1,054 new cases and four new deaths. Of those new cases, 144 are kids under the age of 18.
Kentucky now sits at a total of 74,194 coronavirus cases.
According to the White House report, Webster and Hancock Counties are in the red zone while Daviess, Henderson and Union Counties are in the orange zone.
Gov. Beshear also extended the mask mandate for another 30 days.
As he stressed the importance of wearing a mask, Governor Andy Beshear called for Kentuckians to wear them through November 5 when social distancing isn’t possible.
You can watch it live below.
The Green River District Health Department is reporting five new COVID-19 related deaths and 81 additional cases Tuesday.
Of those new cases, 37 are in Daviess County, 24 are in Henderson County, six are in Union County, five are in Ohio County, there are four new cases in both Hancock and Webster counties, and one new case in McLean County.
Green River health officials say all five deaths were Henderson County residents.
The district has now had 3,765 total cases. Health officials say 2,937 people have recovered from the virus.
The Hopkins County Health Department website is showing 16 more people have tested positive for coronavirus. They have now had 740 total confirmed cases and 528 recoveries.
Hopkins County currently has 174 active cases.
Here are the numbers in our area of Kentucky:
- Daviess Co. - 1,548 cases, 19 deaths, 1,266 recovered
- Muhlenberg Co. - 834 cases, 12 deaths, 767 recovered
- Hopkins Co. - 740 cases, 38 deaths, 528 recovered
- Ohio Co. - 501 cases, 9 death, 441 recovered
- Henderson Co. - 930 cases, 10 deaths, 651 recovered
- Webster Co. - 212 cases, 3 death, 143 recovered
- McLean Co. - 94 cases, 1 death, 76 recovered
- Union Co. - 383 cases, 3 death, 291 recovered
- Hancock Co. - 88 cases, 69 recovered