There are 36 coronavirus cases linked to a Kentucky football team's practice in a weight room, Gov. Andy Beshear said during a news conference Friday.
Beshear said 18 players, three coaches and 15 family members have tested positive following the practice.
The governor would not say where the cases occurred.
"I want to give you one example of community impact that occurred in one of our counties in just one football team, just one football team related to a weight room where masks were not being worn," Beshear said. "And remember, if you're inside, you're six feet apart. You're not six feet apart, it can be a real problem. And I'm sure that this team tried their best but one football team out of the weight room 18 players, three coaches and then that infected 15 extra family members."
The state reported the third highest single-day coronavirus case increase on Friday, with 531, Beshear added.
There are now a total 21,605 cases statewide, the governor said.
Eight new deaths were reported Friday for a total of 653 coronavirus deaths statewide, the governor said.