In a brief update on Saturday, Governor Andy Beshear announced that there are 9,704 cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. Of these cases, 247 were newly confirmed. It is believed that 3,232 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus, however there were 13 new deaths announced on Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 431. The Governor also discussed the protests that took place in Louisville over the weekend, stating that while cannot understand or relate to the feelings of the African-American community, he is determined to help make the world a better place for all. He urged safety and peace in these times. The Governor also announced that he has deployed approximately 350 Kentucky National Guardsmen to help provide safety and protection to the citizens of Louisville.