125 new COVID cases push Fayette over 30,000 cases


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington has now surpassed more than 30,000 COVID-19 cases.

With 125 new cases reported Thursday, the city has had 30,092 total cases and 205 deaths since the outbreak began in March, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s morning report Friday.

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The number of new cases continued a pattern that suggest coronavirus cases in the county may be stabilizing, even if not declining significantly.

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.

For information on vaccination opportunities, visit the city’s website with links and information about vaccination sites in Fayette County: https://www.lexingtonky.gov/vaccines.

The Health Department updates Lexington’s COVID-19 numbers Monday-Saturday at lfchd.org.