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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Beshear preps for vaccine announcement during update on slowing numbers

Beshear preps for vaccine announcement during update on slowing numbers

Seth Martin January 12, 2021

As COVID-19 cases begin to plateau after holiday gatherings, vaccine rollout has given hope to many - and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear suggested a significant update in that area this week.“We are having...

Data from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Departments COVID-19 updates and UKs COVID-19 dashboard.

How COVID-19 cases among UK students stack up at the end of the semester

Natalie Parks November 30, 2020

Early in this reopened fall semester, the UK administration repeatedly refused to commit to a case threshold that would shut down the university. Now, at the tail end of November, that threshold was apparently...

Cases 11/9

Lexington is in COVID-19 red zone, involving extra guidelines

Haley Simpkins November 10, 2020

Fayette County is currently designated as a red zone county for the week of Nov. 9-13.This designation means that there are an average of 25 or more positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people. As of Nov....

Data from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Departments daily updates.

Checkpoint: What does a reopened semester look like at mid-term?

Natalie Parks October 13, 2020

 This week marks the halfway point of the semester, with eight weeks of an unprecedented semester in the books. Prior to UK reopening, college towns around the country braced for an influx of COVID-19...

All data from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Departments daily COVID-19 tracking updates.

UK concerns over health department COVID-19 data prompt reporting change

Natalie Parks September 23, 2020

According to Lexington-Fayette County Health Department spokesperson Kevin Hall, UK officials "expressed concerns over privacy matters" related to the health department's reporting of COVID-19 cases among...

UK launches new COVID-19 dashboard, 10 days after last update

UK launches new COVID-19 dashboard, 10 days after last update

Natalie Parks September 2, 2020

UK has launched an updated COVID-19 dashboard that shares the results of UK’s testing through Phase II, over a week after Phase II began and 10 days since the existing dashboard was last updated. The...

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