As COVID-19 continues to spread across the region, we will continue to bring you coverage of the effects the virus has on our community. Read our stories and ask us your own coronavirus-related questions below.
COVID-19 Stories

Ohio Valley ReSource Adds Important Measures To Kentucky COVID Data Tracker 

The Ohio Valley ReSource has expanded its COVID Data Tracker to include more measures to help you better understand the spread of coronavirus in Kentucky, including the number of people hospitalized due to the virus and the amount of coronavirus testing being done. The data tracker we launched in April provided daily updates on the […]

Tracking COVID-19 In West Virginia

These graphs show key measures of COVID-19: daily positive tests, the number of daily tests, the rate of positive tests, deaths, and hospitalizations. We use data provided by the COVID Tracking Project, the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click to see our county-level trackers […]

Tracking COVID-19 In Ohio

These graphs show key measures of COVID-19: daily positive tests, the number of daily tests, the rate of positive tests, deaths, and hospitalizations. We use data provided by the COVID Tracking Project, the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click to see our county-level trackers for Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.   Daily cases and […]

Tracking COVID-19 In Kentucky

These graphs show key measures of COVID-19: daily positive tests, the number of daily tests, the rate of positive tests, deaths, and hospitalizations. We use data provided by the COVID Tracking Project, the Kentucky Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click to see our county-level trackers for Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.   […]

A COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Underway In Kentucky Wants Volunteers

The University of Kentucky and Baptist Health in Lexington and Norton Healthcare in Louisville were chosen as testing locations for a coronavirus vaccine now in its phase three trial. Infectious disease specialist and system epidemiologist Dr. Paul Schulz said this stage of the trial means the vaccine has been through testing making it safer for […]

Across The Ohio Valley, States Report Record Number Of COVID-19 Cases

In the last weeks of October, parts of the Ohio Valley saw coronavirus records broken almost every day. In the Ohio Valley, Kentucky and Ohio set new records for hospitalizations due to COVID-19, and Kentucky reported the most positive cases in a single week since the pandemic began — 9,335. West Virginia, which has been […]

Kentucky Breaks Another COVID-19 Record With 1,786 New Cases

Kentucky broke yet another COVID-19 record on Tuesday. Gov. Andy Beshear reported 1,786 new cases of COVID-19 — the single highest Tuesday since the pandemic began. Beshear said he expects this week’s cases to surpass last week’s numbers when the commonwealth set a record for cases reported in a single week.  Beshear announced 18 new […]

UK HealthCare Hospitals Prepare For COVID-19 Surge As Kentucky Hits Record High

As Kentucky continues to post record high numbers of coronavirus cases, University of Kentucky HealthCare hospitals revealed plans to accommodate an expected spike of hospitalized COVID-19 patients. UK’s Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington treats COVID-19 patients from the city and some coronavirus patients have been transferred from other Kentucky hospitals.  Over the last two […]

Report Shows Ohio Jobs Potential In Coronavirus Recovery And Climate Change Action

A new report from an economic research group says Ohio could gain hundreds of thousands of jobs through investment in clean energy and other efforts to address climate change.  The ReImagine Appalachia Coalition, a progressive policy group, asked economists to assess its blueprint for the region and what it could mean for employment opportunities in […]

Coronavirus Cases Rising As Kentucky Reports Highest Number Of Cases On A Tuesday

As the number of coronavirus cases surge across the U.S., so do cases in Kentucky. It’s one of 31 states where cases continue to rise.  Gov. Andy Beshear said the state is preparing for another surge in COVID-19 cases as the state saw another record-setting day for new coronavirus cases.  Beshear called the daily COVID-19 […]