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6/5/2020- Governor Beshear update

In his evening press conference last night, Governor Andy Beshear announced that there are 10,705 cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. Of these cases, 295 were newly confirmed. It is believed that 3,303 Kentuckians have recovered from the virus, however there were eight new deaths announced on Thursday, bringing the state’s total to 458. The Governor also responded to a question which asked how the Governor felt about new proposed pieces of legislation which would limit no-knock warrants, and give civilian police review boards subpoena powers. The Governor responded by saying the legislation should be strongly considered, and that the opportunity should be taken to see what can be done better. The legislation comes as the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor continues. In other news, the Governor also announced that there will be races held at the Kentucky Speedway without fans in attendance. These races will be held in July.

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