Governor Beshear Defends COVID-19 Decisions

Gov. Andy Beshear has forcefully defended his coronavirus-related restrictions, saying they spared Kentucky from a more devastating outbreak and now have the state primed to move ahead with business reopenings.The Democratic governor said his “drastic and significant” actions of recent months to contain the virus worked, putting Kentucky in a strong position going forward.“Kentuckians came together,” Beshear said at his daily coronavirus briefing. “We sacrificed. We did what it took. We put our dreams on hold and we stopped that pandemic curve.”