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Kentucky up to 25 confirmed cases of coronavirus; seven in Fayette County

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Posted at 8:53 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 22:28:56-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Earlier today, Gov. Andy Beshear held a press conference where he announced Kentucky was up to 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19. A few hours after the press conference began, Beshear's office announced that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kentucky is now at 25.

The 25 cases are spread across seven counties. Two of the three new cases are in Fayette County, meaning Fayette County and Jefferson County both possess seven cases, the most of any county in Kentucky. Harrison (six cases), Montgomery (two), Nelson (one), Clark (one) and Bourbon County (one) are the other counties in Kentucky with at least one case of coronavirus.

This morning, Beshear announced the Bourbon County patient passed away; coronavirus was not the only factor in his passing.

Beshear is scheduled to give another update on COVID-19 in Kentucky tomorrow at 4 p.m.

The demographic information of the 25 patients is listed below.

  • 66-year-old male in Bourbon County (passed away)
  • 40-year-old female in Fayette County
  • 46-year-old male in Fayette County
  • 31-year-old female in Fayette County
  • 47-year-old male in Fayette County
  • 31-year-old male in Fayette County
  • 27-year-old female in Harrison County (fully recovered)
  • 67-year-old female in Harrison County
  • 68-year-old male in Harrison County
  • 54-year-old female in Harrison County
  • 60-year-old male in Harrison County
  • 51-year-old male in Harrison County
  • 69-year-old male in Jefferson County
  • 67-year-old female in Jefferson County
  • 68-year-old female in Jefferson County
  • 80-year-old female in Jefferson County
  • 73-year-old female in Jefferson County
  • 56-year-old male in Montgomery County
  • 53-year-old male in Nelson County
  • 49-year-old male in Clark County
  • 54-year-old male in Jefferson County
  • 34-year-old female in Jefferson County
  • 74-year-old Male in Fayette County
  • 33-year-old female in Fayette County
  • 51-year-old male in Montgomery