"This is very real. We need to make sure, even when we're making decisions where we can open up a little at a time, that we do it the right way, so that we can prevent more families from having to go through this," said Gov. Beshear.
10 rules for Healthy At Work that all businesses will have to put into planning to re-open.
1. Telework as possible
2. Phased return to work
3. Onsite temp/health checks
4. Universal masks + other PPE
5. No common areas
6. Social distancing
7. Limit face-to-face meeting
8. Sanitizer/handwash stations
9. Special accommodations
10. Testing plan
May 11: manufacturing, construction, vehicle or boat dealerships, professional service (50%), horse racing (no fans), dog grooming boarding.
May 20: retail, houses of worship (in-person services, likely a percentage of occupancy).
May 25: 10-person social gatherings, barbers, salons, cosmetology and similar services.
*Industries that will not be in the phase 1 reopening: restaurants, gyms, movie theaters, camp grounds, youth sports (June or July). Gov. Beshear said that public pools, summer camps and daycare will likely not be in a phase 1 or 2 reopening.
Gov. Beshear indicated he hoped to have daycare facilities running in June.
Final recommended requirements will be completed by Monday. which should include a full list of industries and dates allowable for re-opening.
> NEW CASES: 184 (Total number in Ky: 4,539)
- 3 in Campbell Co.
- 6 in Kenton Co.
- 1 in Boone Co.
- Over 54,101 tests completed to date in Kentucky
- Total patients who have been hospitalized: 1,359
- Total Patients Currently in Hospital: 325
- Total Patients admitted to ICU: 636
- Still Currently in ICU: 176
- Recovered Patients: 1,668
>DEATHS: 10 (Total Death Toll: 235)
Each day, Gov. Beshear talks about nursing home and long-term care, which are the most affected industries.
"Long-term facilities continues to be the most challenging area where this virus is most deadly."
He announced that of the new positive cases today, 29 are residents of long-term care facilities, 8 are staff.
Totals: 674 residents, 302 staff, 120 deaths (1 staff, 119 residents).