Coronavirus

White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

The White House announced a ban on travel to the U.S. from Brazil due to the spread of coronavirus.

COVID-19 Tracker: Check out the latest on test results around the country

  Memorial Day weekend draws crowds -- and triggers warnings

CDC, states’ reporting of virus test data causes confusion

Louisville COVID-19 update: Mayor Fischer announces 17 new cases, 2 new deaths

US Muslims try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns

  Trump’s pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021

Freedom Rally protesters say elected officials made unconstitutional choices

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Indiana State Department of Health Sunday update: 487 new cases, 12 new deaths

  FDA commissioner urges Americans to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines over Memorial Day weekend

More Fort Campbell soldiers return home after providing support for COVID-19 relief in Northeast US

  White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

  Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond

Trump plays golf for 1st time since the coronavirus pandemic

Gov. Beshear: 148 new COVID-19 cases in Ky., no new deaths

Governor Beshear announced 148 new cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases reported to 8,571.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Store reopens its doors

After being closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has reopened the store to visitors.

Louisville COVID-19 update: Mayor Fischer announces 16 new cases, 1 new death

In an update Saturday afternoon, Louisville mayor Greg Fischer announced 16 new cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County, bringing the total number of cases to 2,249.

  Mo. hair stylist works while symptomatic, tests positive for coronavirus

Between May 12 and May 20, a stylist at a Great Clips came in contact with 84 clients and seven coworkers, who now all will be tested for the coronavirus.

Indiana State Department of Health Saturday update: 513 new cases, 21 new deaths

  Muslims prepare to celebrate one of their biggest holiday virtually amid coronavirus

Trump’s disconnect with DC widens during viral pandemic

Top UN official warns malicious emails on rise in pandemic

  Frankfort Ave. restaurants reopen with live music, new menu items

Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection

Ex-Hoya, ex-Knick, current Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing has COVID

Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital.

  Gyms, pools, campgrounds and more reopen in Indiana

The reopening process continued in Indiana on Friday, as Phase 3 of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track plan took effect.

  Veterans urge people to seek alternatives after cancelations of public Memorial Day ceremonies

“I would hope that Americans would not stop honoring the individuals because they cannot come to a ceremony,” a retired Marine told WAVE 3 News.

  Bardstown Road restaurant owners want to turn parking lane into outdoor seating

On Friday, restaurants across Kentucky were able to open to dine-in customers for the first time in months. Some owners are being forced to get creative in order to find more seating for their customers.

  Kentucky restaurants reopen

Kentucky’s reopening of businesses continues as restaurants welcome back customers at 33-percent capacity inside, along with outdoor seating if they have the space.

JCPS serves its 1 millionth meal since school closures

Friday marked a big milestone for JCPS. The district served its one millionth meal to students at its emergency food sites.

KSU cutting 10 percent of its budget

Kentucky State University is reducing its operating budget by about 10 percent because of the coronavirus.

Universal Orlando sets reopening date

The resort said it will begin welcoming guests again on June 5.

Beshear confirms 141 new coronavirus cases, 5 more deaths

Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday reported 141 new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky, and five new deaths.

Uber Eats rolls out more ‘Family Style Meals’

A full rollout in the United States and Canada will come by June.

SEC to allow football workouts on campus beginning June 8

The SEC’s announcement Friday is the latest sign that a college football season will be launched in some form this fall.

  Kentucky restaurants reopen dining rooms at limited capacity

Restaurants in Kentucky were allowed to reopen their dining rooms Friday after months of being limited to carry-out and delivery.

Fischer announces 89 new cases of coronavirus in Jefferson County, 2 more deaths

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Friday announced 89 new cases of the coronavirus, pushing Jefferson County’s total to 2,233.

Disinfected dice: Las Vegas casinos getting ready to roll

Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March for the first time ever to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

  Trump deems churches ‘essential,’ calls for them to reopen

Many governments — even those where the virus is still on the rise — say they have to shift their focus to saving jobs that are vanishing as quickly as the disease can spread.

Matthew McConaughey delivers 110K face masks to hospitals in rural Texas

The actor is out delivering personal protective equipment to rural Texas hospitals.

  Big study casts more doubt on malaria drugs for coronavirus

Friday’s report in the journal Lancet is not a rigorous test of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, but it is by far the largest look at their use in real world settings, spanning 671 hospitals on six continents.

  Livestreaming this weekend: Memorial Day, Harry Potter and Gibson guitars

The National Memorial Day Concert, Gibson Guitar's new show and a Harry Potter-themed play get a virtual premiere.

  Will virus keep Florida spectators from astronaut launch?

NASA and SpaceX are urging spectators to stay at home next Wednesday for safety reasons. Officials in Brevard County, home to the Kennedy Space Center, are rolling out the welcome mat in an effort to jump-start a tourism industry hit hard this spring by coronavirus-related lockdowns.

Trump orders flags at half-staff in memory of coronavirus victims

This will also be the scene at government buildings and national monuments throughout the U.S.

  AP-NORC poll: Many in US won’t return to gym or dining out

That hesitancy in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak could muffle any recovery from what has been the sharpest and swiftest economic downturn in U.S. history.

Health department reaching out to Hispanic community in Shelby County

Friday morning, the health department stated there were 36 new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County. Officials said 35 of the patients were Hispanic.

  CDC estimates 35% of coronavirus infections are asymptomatic

The numbers are part of new guidance the CDC is providing leaders to help them from planning.

  Governor Beshear announces guidelines for child care centers to reopen

Many childcare centers are ready to take on the extra cleaning measures laid out by the state.

  Classic arcade game Pac-Man turns 40 on Friday

One of the most popular video games of all time is now 40 years old.

  Nation’s capital aims to start reopening May 29

Bowser on Thursday penciled in Friday, May 29 as a potential start date for phase 1 of the District of Columbia’s proposed three-phase reopening plan.

  Nearly 39 million have lost jobs in US since virus took hold

More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak.

  'Hundreds of millions’ in bogus jobless benefits paid out

Impostors have used the stolen information of tens of thousands of people in Washington state to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in unemployment benefits.

Gilda’s Club helps Kentuckians go green during pandemic

Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana has delivered thousands of donated green light bulbs to people throughout Kentucky, Indiana and other parts of the country.

  GOP weighs jobless aid cuts to urge Americans back to work

As Americans confront a crisis unlike any in modern times, the world’s greatest deliberative body is doing almost anything but deliberate the coronavirus.

  Facebook to allow employees to work from home for the rest of 2020

CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes over the next five to 10 years, half of the company could be working remotely fulltime.

  Customers returning to Kentucky restaurants will find changes inside and out

At Dundee Tavern, church bells ringing nearby signified that another hour has past. Time was valuable on this Thursday as the restaurant was closed for lunch so those inside could make last minute changes to reopen Friday.

Broadway star Cordero suffers setback in coronavirus recovery, wife says

His wife Amanda Kloots said his health was going downhill during an Instagram Live video stream.

  More COVID-19 testing becomes available from Norton

Anyone who has coronavirus symptoms or wants to be tested for other reasons will now have easier access.

Coronavirus recoveries top 3,000 mark in Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday confirmed 135 new cases of the coronavirus across Kentucky.

  Pandemic politics: Maskless Trump visits Michigan Ford plant

Pandemic politics shadowed President Donald Trump’s trip to Michigan on Thursday to highlight lifesaving medical devices, with the president and officials from the electoral battleground state clashing over federal aid, mail-in ballots and face masks.

Lace them up: Boxing set for June 9 return in Las Vegas

Add boxing to the list of sports on the comeback trail.

  Louisville restaurants prep for return to dine-in service Friday

Restaurants in Kentucky are able to reopen their dining rooms starting Friday, but they still won’t be allowed to fill them completely.

Re:Center Ministries thrift shop reopens in Louisville

Thrift N’ Thrive has reopened its doors. The shop, owned by non-profit ReCenter Ministries, closed back on April 23.

  Wrong video conference help line routes to scammers

Incorrect tech support numbers posted on the internet lead to scammers trying to trick consumers into giving up their credit card information.

Riverview Independence Festival canceled because of coronavirus

The Riverview Independence Festival has been canceled for 2020.

  Faith groups help people file for unemployment during virus outbreak

Many are frustrated, confused and desperate just trying to file unemployment. Some faith groups are stepping up to help.

  Before and after pictures show nurse’s battle with coronavirus

The 43-year-old’s saga began in early March before any of the social distancing restrictions were in place.

  Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen released from US prison

President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was released from federal prison Thursday to serve the remainder of his sentence at home.

  Politicians seek to reassure as doubts swirl over coronavirus pandemic safety; unemployment rises

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the unemployment rate could peak in May or June at 20% to 25% — a level unseen since the depths of the Great Depression in the 1930s.

  ‘Invisible demon’: Virus hits even top-rated nursing homes

The coronavirus has had no regard for health care quality or ratings as it has swept through nursing homes around the world, killing efficiently even in highly rated care centers.

UofL announces phased return of athletes for voluntary workouts

Thirty members of the football team, along with 15 players each from the men’s and women’s basketball teams, will be back on campus starting May 27.

  CDC: Surfaces, objects not a main way COVID-19 is spread

According to the CDC website, the novel coronavirus spreads easily from person to person but “the virus does not spread easily in other ways.”

  Coronavirus outbreaks reported at some churches with in-person services

Reopening churches for in-person services brings an increased risk of infection.

1,791 COVID-19 related deaths reported in Indiana

As of Friday morning, there were 30,409 cases in the state.

  Residents call for action after dozens of people ignore social distancing, gather at Ga. river

Homeowners living near the Chattahoochee River in Roswell, Georgia are fed up after they say large groups of people gathered near the river this weekend.

Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works closing stores in Canada, US

L Brands announced that approximately 250 Victoria's Secret and 51 Bath & Body Works stores.

New COVID-19 testing site to open at Southern High School

As more stores and restaurants open in Kentucky so will COVID-19 testing sites.

  Colleges plan fall opening, but campuses won’t look the same

Even as some universities abandon hope of in-person instruction next semester, citing concerns from public health officials, dozens are announcing plans to welcome students back in August.

  Tenants accused of not social distancing face eviction from Ala. senior living facility

Six residents at the apartment complex have tested positive for COVID-19, and three have died, according to the city housing authority.

Stage 3 of reopening in most of Indiana now starts Friday

The state map shows 29,274 total confirmed positive cases and 1,716 deaths.

  Oldham Co. woman back home after 43-day battle with COVID-19

43 days ago, it only seemed like Ruth Moore had one battle to fight: her battle with cancer.

Hamlin scores 2nd win of season at rain-shortened Darlington

NASCAR's second race back during the coronavirus pandemic was delayed nearly 90 minutes then stopped with 20 laps remaining because of rain.