The outbreak of coronavirus in the United States and around the world has many in the Local 6 area worried about their health and safety.

To help keep you updated on the virus, we have created this page.

Along with stories we have done on the virus, we will also provide links for information on the virus, its symptoms, and what preventative measures you can take to avoid catching it.

Click here to watch the latest COVID-19 livestreams.

To see a list of confirmed cases in the Local 6 area, click here.

To see a list of local COVID-19 testing locations, click here.

For information on how to check on your coronavirus stimulus check, click here.

For information on the Necessities Grant for Paducah-McCracken County families, click here.

To see a list of stores with senior shopping hours,  click here.

For instructions on how to sew face masks, click here.

To see a list of educational content to help keep your kids occupied, click here.

To see a list of local food pantries, click here.

To see a list of local restaurants providing curbside/takeout instead of in-person services, click here.

To see the total number of cases confirmed across the world, including the number of those who have died and those who have recovered, click here.

To see the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Local 6 area, click on the states below.

Want to know what symptoms to look out for? Check out the infographic below or click here.

Want to know what to do if you are sick, click here. If you are looking for other medical information on the coronavirus, click here.

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Speaking during a briefing Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Andy Beshear also reported 14 new virus-related deaths, and said no Kentucky county is in the "green zone" when it comes to COVID-19 incidence rate. 

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The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus infection, the drug's maker, Gilead Sciences, said Thursday.

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Regarding the new virus-related deaths reported Wednesday, Beshear said the 21 deaths ranged in age from people in their 40s to people in their 90s. Wednesdays number of deaths is second only to Sept. 10, when the state reported 22 deaths. 

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"It was the right decision last week when we went to all Distance Learning for high school students and I truly believe it’s the right decision now to return to in-person classes," the district's director of schools says.