First case of coronavirus confirmed in Kentucky. Patient is at UK Chandler Hospital.

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Kentucky has confirmed its first case of novel coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear announced late Friday afternoon.

The individual is a resident of Harrison County, according to a post on Facebook by the WEDCO District Health Department, which covers Harrison, Scott, Bourbon and Nicholas counties. The Cynthiana Democrat reported on Facebook that Judge-Executive Alex Barnett said the patient is a woman.

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