Latest COVID-19 numbers from Kentucky health officials

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Friday afternoon, Governor Andy Beshear announced 252 new confirmed positive coronavirus cases… bringing our statewide total to 7,444. Beshear also reported four new deaths today… As the total number of Kentuckians who have died from COVID-19 rises to 332.

On the positive side of things, the governor announcing a total of 127,689 tests have been administered across the state and 2,739 Kentuckians have recovered from the coronavirus.

Governor Beshear also announced most state parks would reopen June 1 but social distancing measures would still be necessary, being part of the gradual reopening of Kentucky’s economy.