Beshear reiterated that the state is expecting to see a surge in cases in the coming weeks and that the number is likely to increase.
"We know there's going to be more cases and we know there's going to be a day when we have more than the 92 we have," Beshear said. "We also know that there's going to be more deaths as we go. But we're ready for this."
As Beshear wrapped up his press conference, the
There were new cases in at least 24 counties Saturday, including in
There have been a few children who have tested positive for the coronavirus, including a 2-year-old in
He also announced cases in
Approximately 64 people have recovered from the disease, Beshear said, adding that there are cases where we don't see people presenting symptoms at all.
Beshear also announced "good news" that President
The disaster declaration will allow
There is still a critical shortage of supplies in
Beshear said he is still working on getting drive through testing up and running, but that he doesn't want to promise anything because it still is not ready.
Despite the state taking aggressive measures to prevent people from gathering in large groups -- including the shutdown of some public parks and recreation areas in cities and counties across the state -- Beshear said there were reports of around 100 people gathering in
Beshear said currently they are just asking law enforcement to ask people not to gather in large groups, but he said if it continues, that may change.
"As we continue to move forward and with large crowds, we may have to get a little tougher," Beshear said.
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