FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKRN) — Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear had a strong message Friday for residents living near the Tennessee line: stay away!
During his evening press briefing, the governor said Tennessee is not doing enough to control the COVID-19 outbreak. He told Kentuckians to stay away from Tennessee, except to go to work, help a loved one or go to a grocery store that is closer to their home.
Governor Beshear said the total number of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky was at 302, as of Friday evening. That was an increase of 54 cases from Thursday. Beshear also reported three new deaths, bringing the state’s total to eight deaths associated with the virus.
For the latest numbers and health updates, you can visit Kentucky’s COVID-19 information site here.