Coronavirus Update From District Health Department

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department (LCDHD) at the current time has four positive Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) cases in Pulaski County and one presumptive positive case in McCreary County we are treating as a positive case. It is a 20 year old female from Pine Knot.
One of the Pulaski County positive cases has been cleared, and the other positive cases are currently being monitored for fever and respiratory symptoms and are self-isolated. None of the cases are hospitalized. LCDHD is working with the Kentucky Department for Public Health to identify and contact all those who may have come in contact with them.
Kentucky reported 39 new cases yesterday bringing the total to 163.
With cases rising, Gov. Beshear is ordering all non-life-sustaining businesses to close to in-person traffic, effective 8 p.m. Thursday.
There is still a long list of exceptions such as gas stations, grocery stores, banks and agriculture businesses.
Businesses that remain open must comply with social distancing guidelines.
The Governor stated the next two weeks will be critical in the state’s efforts against the coronavirus.
Also, yesterday the Ky. Department of Education announced yesterday that K-Prep testing for this school year is cancelled.