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Beshear reports 1,745 new COVID cases, 11 deaths; Dr. Stack says ‘we are at worst place for disease’

Gov. Andy Beshear warned Kentuckians that we face significant danger from COVID-19. Eighty counties are in the red zone as cases, hospitalizations and deaths increase rapidly. Monday’s positivity rate was the highest since May 5. “If you’re not wearing a mask, you’re putting yourself at a real risk for contracting COVID,” said Beshear. “This is happening everywhere, which means we can’t...