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, what preventative measures you can take to avoid catching it, and vaccionation sites.


Click here for a local COVID-19 vaccine guide.

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

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 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 a list of local food pantries, click here.

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

For instructions on how to sew face masks, 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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The Kentucky Department for Public Health announced nine deaths newly reported by health departments, as well as one death uncovered through the state's ongoing audit of death certificates listing COVID-19 as the cause of death.

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As of Tuesday, Ballard and Christian counties are among the counties with the lowest vaccination rates in Kentucky. So far, 19% of Ballard County residents and 17% of Christian County residents have been vaccinated.

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The U.S. Treasury Department announced the allotment Monday. The Treasury Department is distributing $350 billion to state and local governments across the country as part of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that became law in March. 

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be updating its guidance almost in real time, as more Americans get vaccinated, said Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Ten of the deaths were newly reported to the state by health departments, and one was uncovered through the state's ongoing audit of death certificates listing COVID-19 as the cause of death. 

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Beshear also said that, starting immediately, businesses that include small groups of fully vaccinated people, such as office settings, can gather indoors without masks. This is also the case for private gatherings, Beshear said.

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois is on track to move into phase 5 of the state's reopening plan by June 11. That means all sectors of the economy will be able to reopen. Phase 5 also allows large gatherings of all sizes to resume, meaning conventions, festivals and other major events can be held. 

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All Missouri state workers will return to their offices for in-person work no later than Monday, May 17. He also says all state buildings will be open and accessible to the public during normal business hours by this time. 

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President Joe Biden set a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one shot to 70% of adult Americans by July Fourth as he tackles the vexing problem of winning over the “doubters” and those unmotivated to get inoculated.

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Disneyland reopened on Friday and cruise lines welcomed the news that they could be sailing again in the U.S. by midsummer, as the number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 hit another milestone: 100 million.