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Beshear reports 2nd COVID-19 death in Kentucky

47 confirmed cases statewide
Posted: 5:26 PM, Mar 19, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-19 22:15:09-04
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state's second death due to COVID-19 on Thursday.

Beshear said the individual was a 64-year-old man from Jefferson County, who passed away on March 13 and whose test came back after he died.

Beshear also announced that a 6-year-old in Jefferson County recently tested positive for COVID-19.

There are now 47 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, including one in Kenton County.

Eight labs are currently working on tests.

Watch Beshear's press conference in the player below: