FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT)- Replace 6:50
Governor Andy Beshear introduced 202 new instances of the novel coronavirus on Sunday bringing the state’s whole of confirmed instances to 4,074.
Gov. Beshear additionally introduced three new deaths, one in all them being an 88-year-old lady . The state’s demise toll now stands at 208.
1,511 Kentuckians have recovered from virus.
On Sunday, the governor additionally warned to stay vigilant because the state takes a primary step in re-opening sure healthcare amenities.
“Tomorrow is the primary day since this virus hit that as a substitute of including restrictions, we’re reopening some areas,” the Governor stated.
Gov. Beshear says the phased reopening of well being care providers is step one below the Wholesome at Work initiative.
On Monday, well being care practitioners can resume non-urgent well being care providers, diagnostic radiology and lab providers in:
-Hospital outpatient settings
-Well being care clinics and medical workplaces
-Bodily remedy settings, chiropractic workplaces and optometrists
-Dental workplaces (however with enhanced aerosol protections
“From a public well being standpoint, from a medical standpoint, we’d in all probability choose to attend even longer earlier than lifting any restrictions,” Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner for the Division for Public Well being, stated. “However we’re attempting to stability competing societal wants: folks’s have to get again to work, folks’s have to carry out different necessary capabilities in society, folks’s have to pursue their lives, with the necessity to hold folks secure.”
This doesn’t apply to elective surgical procedures or procedures, which shall be addressed in a distinct section of re-opening the state.
Governor Andy Beshear is ready to present his every day COVID-19 replace on Saturday at 5 p.m.
You probably have any questions in regards to the coronavirus in Kentucky, name the state’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-722-5725.
You may also discover extra info, together with easy methods to shield your loved ones, by visiting Kentucky’s official COVID-19 web site here.
You may watch the information convention right here: