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After 'coronavirus party' results in positive COVID-19 case, Beshear warns against small gatherings

Don't. Do. This.
Posted: 7:49 AM, Mar 25, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-25 11:54:02-04
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(LEX 18) — While Andy Beshear is known for preaching forgiveness, one particular incident drew a rare moment of ire from the governor.

Part of the state's 39 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 could be attributed to a "coronavirus party." The governor said that a person who would later test positive had attended the gathering with a group of people between the ages of 20 and 30, intentionally exposing themselves to the virus.

"This is one that makes me mad...and it should make you mad, ultimately the power of forgiveness, we should forgive that person...but no more of these statewide," said Beshear.

The governor would not elaborate on where the event was held.

In Lexington alone, the number of confirmed cases spiked to 28. That was more than double the amount reported the day before.

In order to flatten the curve, the governor reminded Kentuckians that all small gatherings should be avoided.