Kentucky's Governor Asks Employers to Offer Paid Sick Leave
No cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the state yet
As fear of the spread of the coronavirus grips the country, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear called on local employers Tuesday to start offering paid sick leave if they don’t already.
“We have got to make sure that people stay home when they’re feeling sick until we move past this,” Beshear told reporters in Frankfort.
No cases of the novel coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, have been reported in the state, but Beshear said he believes it was only a matter of time before Kentucky saw a case and he wanted residents to be prepared.
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