With 196 new cases, Fayette can’t shake COVID spread


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County, like the state, can’t fully shake the rapid spread of the coronavirus through the community.

According to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s morning report Thursday, 196 new cases were confirmed in the county Wednesday. That increased the total number of cases to 27,563 since March.

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The county reported three new deaths, increasing the number of people lost to virus-related causes at 179.

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