Al Cross, Author at Winchester Sun

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Kentucky’s new-case COVID rate falls more than any other state’s in last 2 weeks

As the United States sees the highest number of new cases of the coronavirus since the surge in late summer, Kentucky is an outlier. In ... Read more

by Al Cross, Monday, December 27, 2021 6:59 am

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Coronavirus case numbers rise; positive-test rate is up to 5.7%

All the leading indicators of the pandemic went the wrong direction in Kentucky Tuesday, threatening to move the state off its rough plateau and into ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 1:33 pm


Pandemic map is mainly orange, but has plenty of red counties

Kentucky’s coronavirus map is now mainly orange, indicating the continued decline in new cases in the last five weeks, but the state’s new-case rate is ... Read more

by Al Cross, Friday, October 29, 2021 9:17 am


Covid-19 is killing 40 Kentuckians a day

Most measures of the pandemic in Kentucky inched down Wednesday, except the most serious: deaths and Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation. The state reported 52 ... Read more

by Al Cross, Friday, September 24, 2021 9:06 am


Beshear sends National Guard to 21 more hospitals as number of COVID-19 patients sets another record

Gov. Andy Beshear sent 310 more members of the Kentucky National Guard to 21 hospitals Thursday, saying “This shows that every hospital is bursting at ... Read more

by Al Cross, Friday, September 10, 2021 3:07 pm


State reports 1,054 new COVID cases, raising weekly infection rate by 18% in one day; State as a whole is ‘orange’

If there was any doubt that the coronavirus is surging in Kentucky, it was dispelled by Tuesday’s daily report from the state Department for Public ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:58 am