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"We had the highest Friday ever, this last Friday. We had the highest Saturday ever, this last Saturday. We had the highest Sunday ever, yesterday and now we have the highest Monday ever, all in a row," Beshear said.
Most of the Paducah Tilghman football team has been put into quarantine by the Purchase District Health Department.
The Purchase District Health Department began expanded COVID-19 testing in the community on Oct. 5 and now has testing sites scheduled through Nov. 13.
At least five people in Vice President Mike Pence's orbit have tested positive for coronavirus in recent days, including chief of staff Marc Short, close aide Zach Bauer and outside adviser Marty Obst, sources told CNN.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says the commonwealth has set a new unfortunate record for the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a week since the pandemic began, with 9,335 positive cases this week.
This is the first COVID-19 update the governor has released since being quarantined. The governor and his family have been quarantined since a member of his security team tested positive for the virus.
(CNN) -- The US just marked a harrowing milestone: It recorded its highest one-day number of Covid-19 infections Friday at more than 83,000 -- more than 6,000 higher than the country's previous record set in July.
SALINE COUNTY, IL —The Egyptian Health Department in southern Illinois reported 37 new cases within three counties Friday, including 26 in Saline County.
Some southern Illinois restaurants continue to welcome dine-in customers, despite the state saying that indoor dining is temporarily not allowed.
The holidays are approaching, which means colder months and an expected rise COVID-19 cases nationwide. Senior living centers are making sure their residents are protected.
Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah, Kentucky, says a total of 44 staff and residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
The staff members who met the criteria of a close contact of the active case were sent home immediately, the school district said
Moderna, the first company to start US clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine, on Thursday finished enrolling all 30,000 of its participants.
The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning — a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for young children in time for the next school year.
As Illinois is battles a resurgence of the coronavirus, the governor is laying groundwork for distributing a vaccine when it becomes available.
Regarding the new virus-related deaths reported Wednesday, Beshear said the 21 deaths ranged in age from people in their 40s to people in their 90s. Wednesdays number of deaths is second only to Sept. 10, when the state reported 22 deaths.
"It was the right decision last week when we went to all Distance Learning for high school students and I truly believe it’s the right decision now to return to in-person classes," the district's director of schools says.
Ten states recorded their highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations Tuesday: Kentucky, Arkansas, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin, according to the Covid Tracking Project.
The country's seven-day average of new daily cases was above 58,300 as of Monday -- a level not seen since the first week of August, and climbing closer to the summer's peak of 67,200 on July 22.
"Today's COVID report is grim," said Beshear. "It's grim because it shows that we are not just continuing in our third escalation, but this one is now probably, the second most worrisome escalation that we have seen."
The entire Series will be played on artificial turf for the first time since 1993, at new $1.2 billion Globe Life Field, home of a Texas Rangers team eliminated on Sept. 20.
A new survey predicts shoppers will visit fewer stores than ever this holiday season, ratcheting up the pressure on retailers to capture customers.
The City of Carbondale, Illinois, has released updated Halloween safety guidelines after Gov. JB Pritzker announced that additional COVID-19 resurgence mitigations on Region 5, effective Thursday.