Fayette COVID cases remain under 200, two more deaths


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington reported 197 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths Tuesday, bringing the totals to 28,702 cases and 191 deaths since the outbreak began in March 2020.

So far the county has recorded 5,308 cases in January, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Heal;th Department’s morning report Wednesday.

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For information on vaccination opportunities, Mayor Linda Gorton and the City of Lexington have launched a COVID-19 vaccine information website to help provide details about the city’s vaccination rollout: https://www.lexingtonky.gov/vaccines.

While the vaccine rollout remains positive news, residents still need to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by following 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.

Lexington’s COVID-19 numbers are updated with charts and graphs for additional information, Monday-Saturday at lfchd.org.