Infant among new Kentucky coronavirus cases; total at 35

Posted at 5:24 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 13:53:59-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday that Kentucky is up to 35 confirmed cases of COVID-19, up nine cases from Tuesday.

One of the new cases is an eight-month-old baby in Jefferson County.

"That kiddo is in good condition, is being treated at home and right now, everything is all right," Beshear said of the eight-month old. "This is very rare in what we have seen in the coronavirus."

The other eight new cases include an 88-year-old woman in Bourbon County, a woman in Jefferson County (no age given) and individuals in Kenton County, Fayette County, Warren County, Clark County, Franklin County and an individual in the WEDCO region which includes Bourbon Harrison, Nicholas and Scott Counties.

The 35 cases does not include a 33-year-old female in Fayette County that tested positive because she is believed to be a New York resident.