1,452 new positive cases reported in Ky. on Thursday

1,452 new positive cases reported in Ky. on Thursday
Currently, the Kentucky Department of Health is reporting 1,452 total positive cases of COVID-19 and 77 deaths in Kentucky. (Source: Kentucky Dept. of Health)

KENTUCKY (KFVS) - Governor Andy Beshear held a daily briefing at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 9.

Update on COVID-19 in Kentucky - 4.9.2020

Posted by Governor Andy Beshear on Thursday, April 9, 2020

Currently, the Kentucky Department of Health is reporting 1,452 total positive cases of COVID-19 and 77 deaths in Kentucky.

The governor said they received federal funding to start making the additional $600 per week payment to Kentuckians receiving unemployment. He said this would be made as a separate payment and you don’t need to do anything to receive it.

The governor also announced pharmacists can now dispense emergency refills for up to another 30-day supply of non-scheduled medications to Kentucky residents.

They can also work out of temporary or non-traditional areas through May 8.

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