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Kentucky up to 4,375 COVID-19 cases, 224 total deaths

Posted at 5:36 PM, Apr 28, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Governor Andy Beshear announced that there are 4,375 COVID-19 cases and 224 coronavirus-related deaths in the state of Kentucky.

Tuesday's numbers include 230 new cases and 12 new deaths.

He also added that there could be one more possible death as well.

Tuesday, Attorney General Daniel Cameron asked that Governor Andy Beshear rescind the order to suspend in-person services.

Attorney General Cameron says that if that does not happen, he will file a lawsuit.

Governor Beshear was asked about that today.

"Today [Attorney General Cameron] said that I banned church services, no we banned all mass gatherings, no one was singled out at all there," said Beshear.

"In both cases before, we've had rulings by a judge, indicating that they are likely to rule everything we've done is legal," Beshear added.

"Folks, I'm not trying to set rules that are difficult and I'm not trying to set rules that are controversial. I'm just trying to set rules that save people's lives ... I'm not going to get in a back and forth with anybody."

With essential businesses needing to wear face masks beginning May 11th, Governor Beshear and Dr. Steven Stack gave a tutorial for how to wear a face mask.

Kentucky Public Health's Andrea Flinchum also made a video tutorial on how to make your own face mask at home.

That tutorial can be watched here.