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Over 10,000 Kentuckians Have Now Died From COVID, Gov. Beshear Says

Governor Andy Beshear gives his Team Kentucky update on Monday

Kentucky's governor said the Bluegrass State had passed another grim milestone on Monday with over 10,000 Kentuckian lives now lost to COVID-19.

Posted: Nov 8, 2021 3:27 PM

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says that the Bluegrass State had passed another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic.

During his Team Kentucky update on Monday, Gov. Beshear said that over 10,000 Kentuckians had now died from COVID-19 to date.

"Today is gonna be primarily focused on where we are in COVID, and it starts with us as a state and as a people passing another grim milestone," the governor began. "Today, we surpassed more than 10,000 Kentuckians who have lost their lives due to COVID - now at 10,019 Kentuckians lost."

According to Gov. Beshear, a memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, Nov. 14, to honor the 10,000+ Kentuckian lives now lost to the virus.

Additionally, the governor said that a monument will be created to honor all Kentuckians lost to COVID-19.

You can watch Gov. Beshear's full Team Kentucky update on his YouTube page.

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