FRANKFORT, Ky. (KFVS) - Governor Beshear will hold a briefing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29.
As of 4 p.m. July 29, Gov. Beshear said there were at least 28,727 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, 619 of which were newly reported Wednesday.
Seventeen of the newly reported cases were from children ages 5 and younger.
Beshear reported five new deaths Wednesday, raising the total to 724 Kentuckians lost to the virus.
Gov. Andy Beshear also announced the reopening of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Regional Driver Licensing Office in Paducah.
It brings to six the number of KYTC regional offices newly opened or reopened to handle licensing needs while adhering to Gov. Beshear’s Healthy at Work guidelines to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).