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Beshear reports 7 new virus-related deaths Tuesday

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Posted at 4:37 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 16:29:53-04

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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 114 new cases of coronavirus in Kentucky with seven new deaths statewide. That's 591 cases of COVID-19 statewide.

Beshear said one of the individuals who died was a woman from Campbell County who was over 80 years old and had multiple underlying health issues.

The Northern Kentucky Health Department reports 41 confirmed virus cases in the region as of Tuesday, including 22 cases in Kenton County, nine in Campbell County, nine in Boone County and one in Grant County.

On Monday, Beshear signed an executive order asking people not to travel to other states except to work, seek healthcare, attend court, care for loved ones or get necessities from across state lines if you live near the border. The state also asks people who leave the state to self-quarantine for 14 days.

WCPO will update this story.