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Kentucky confirms first case of coronavirus in Lexington

Kentucky confirms first case of coronavirus in Lexington

Bill Stephens

March 6th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus. Gov. Andy Beshear says the positive test came back Friday afternoon. The person, whose age was not given, is in isolation in Lexington. Ten people have been tested at the state lab, nine have come back negative for the virus. Beshear says “there is no need to panic.” He says the threat to the general population remains low.

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