Two COVID-related deaths confirmed, Fayette case numbers remain high


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The number of new coronavirus cases in Fayette County is beginning to catch up with delays from weekend and holiday testing and reporting.

According to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s morning report Wednesday, 212 new cases were confirmed in the county Tuesday. That increased the total number of cases to 27,367 since March.

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The county reported two new deaths, increasing the number of people lost to virus-related causes at 176.

The health department updates the Lexington COVID-19 numbers, with charts and graphs for additional information, Monday-Saturday at