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Three new COVID-19 deaths, 465 new cases in Bluegrass State

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FRANKFORT, KY (WOWK) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has announced there are three new deaths COVID-19 deaths and 465 new positive cases in the Bluegrass State.

As of 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, Beshear has confirmed the deaths of a 97-year-old woman from Bell County; an 87-year-old man from Kenton County, and an 81-year-old woman from Fayette County, bringing the state’s total number of deaths to 1,157.

Beshear also says state health officials have confirmed a total of 66,491 cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. 60 of the 465 new cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 10 were ages 5 and under. The governor says the youngest to have COVID-19 is a two-month-old.

At this time, there are limited reports on Sundays and some information will be delayed until Monday. Sept. 28.

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