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Kentucky up to 14,859 COVID-19 cases, 553 total deaths

Friday's results include 256 new cases and seven new deaths.
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Posted at 5:26 PM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 17:26:08-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced in a press release that there are 14,859 COVID-19 cases and 553 coronavirus-related deaths in the state of Kentucky.

Friday's results include 256 new cases and seven new deaths.

“The people we’ve lost are why we have to keep up the fight for as long as this virus is out there,” said Gov. Beshear. “We owe it to each of them to do continue doing everything we can to make a difference.”

The deaths reported Friday include a 90-year-old woman from Clark County; 85- and 88-year-old women and an 83-year-old man from Jefferson County; a 47-year-old man from Monroe County; and 92- and 97-year-old women from Warren County.

As of Friday, there have been at least 383,636 coronavirus tests performed in Kentucky. At least 3,730 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus.