The COVID-19 testing site set up at Graves County High School tested 589 citizens over a three-day period, a Kroger official said. The operation ran Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from early morning until late afternoon.
Months of social distancing, business shutdowns, layoffs and other fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic are taking a toll on mental health, according to counselors.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s planned day to allow the re-opening of retail stores was likely marked on many calendars. After being cooped up in their homes a few months, folks were itching to stretch their legs and open their wallets.
The COVID-19 test site in Mayfield reached 195 tests by approximately 2 p.m., Graves County Emergency Management Director Tracy Warner said.