New COVID cases continue signs of stabilization in Fayette


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The numbers continue to show signs of stabilizing in Fayette County as they are across the state.

With 137 new coronavirus cases reported Saturday, the city has had 30,378 total cases since the outbreak began in March, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s morning report Monday.

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The county’s rolling seven-day average is 118, according to the department.

Another three deaths — one each in December, January and February — brought to 209 the number of people lost to COVID-related causes.

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:

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