122 new COVID cases indicate slow decline in Fayette

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has reported the COVID-19 numbers continue to show signs of stabilizing.

The department reported 122 new cases Tuesday, bringing the total to 30,691 since the outbreak began in March 2020.

According to the department, no new deaths were reported. The total number of people who have now died from the virus in the county is 211.

The department says because it moved to a 6-day work week, no data was entered for Sunday, “Any cases from Sunday are processed Monday and reported Tuesday morning. This will not affect the 7-day rolling average, which is currently 127 cases/day.”

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccination opportunities HERE. Learn about how many people the department has vaccinated HERE.

The monthly totals of COVID-19 cases during the outbreak are:

  • 110, March
  • 143, April
  • 507, May
  • 793, June
  • 1,702, July
  • 2,538, August
  • 2,804, September
  • 2,736, October
  • 6,070, November
  • 5,991, December
  • 6,155, January

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, please follow these guidelines all the time:
• Wear a cloth face-covering in public
• Avoid close contact with others
• Wash your hands often
• Stay home if you are sick.

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