770 total positive cases, 31 deaths; nearly 1,000 Ky. prison sentences to be commuted

770 total positive cases, 31 deaths; nearly 1,000 Ky. prison sentences to be commuted
Gov. Beshear had several new orders to announce at his daily briefing, including an executive order that would commute the sentences of more than 900 inmates in state prisons. (Source: Commonwealth of Kentucky)

KENTUCKY (KFVS) - Governor Andy Beshear held a daily briefing at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 2.

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Gov. Beshear had several new orders to announce at his daily briefing, including an executive order that would commute the sentences of more than 900 inmates in state prisons.

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services reported 770 total positive cases and 31 deaths in the state on Thursday.

The governor said there were some discrepancies in the case numbers from Wednesday, with some of the cases counted twice.

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