At his daily press conference on April 19, Gov. Beshear reiterated the details about newly announced benchmarks that the commonwealth must meet in order to start reopening the state’s economy while keeping Kentuckians safe from the novel coronavirus.
Read full statement including guidance on the first stages of reopening.
The Governor said the state’s seven benchmarks – which reflect guidance from the White House – would determine the phases for reopening parts of the economy.
Benchmark criteria for Kentucky to move to the first stage:
For more information on the White House’s criteria and all three proposed phases of reopening, visit whitehouse.gov/openingamerica.
“So let’s make sure as much as were looking at those benchmarks and were looking at the future, that we are acting in the present and we are doing the things that it takes to protect one another,” Gov. Beshear said.