Bars and restaurants in Kentucky can now stay open later.
The goal is "to reduce hospitalizations, to reduce deaths, and to get our society back to a more normal road," Purchase District Public Health Director Kent Koster said.
Both Hopkinsville and Christian County have played each of the last 49 years, with the last year they didn't play coming back in 1969.
The Kentucky Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on Gov. Andy Beshear's challenge to court rulings that struck down his COVID-19 emergency public health orders on day care centers and other businesses.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak.
President Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after.
"In both counties, local law enforcement and states’ attorneys are not enforcing important mitigation measures like social distancing and the wearing of face coverings," the health department says. "Additionally, some people refuse to participate in contact tracing."
Gov. J.B. Pritzker urged parents and fans to remember that even if a family decides to let a young person play, the coronavirus can still be spread to other people who aren't participating.
Gov. Andy Beshear reported 776 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky Wednesday, as well as eight new deaths attributed to the illness.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has singed an executive order to extend the mobilization of the Missouri National Guard through December 30, 2020.
Something good has happened as a result of COVID-19 and enforced stay-at-home orders.
Scam and robocalls are at their lowest number since 2017.
The federal government outlined a plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls show a strong undercurrent of skepticism rippling across the land.
This week’s findings include a decline in the share of American adults who say they would get a government-approved coronavirus vaccine if one became widely available.
The Illinois Department of Public Health and Egyptian Health Department have announced two free COVID-19 mobile community testing events this weekend in Carmi and Harrisburg, Illinois.