New Fayette COVID cases drop below 30 for a day

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County reported 26 new COVID cases Friday, the lowest one-day number in several days.
According to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s morning report Saturday, the 26 cases brings the total to 34,054 since the outbreak began in March 2020.
The city’s 7-day rolling average of new cases is currently 36 cases per day, down from 39 Thursday.
The county reported no new deaths officially linked to COVID-related causes. The county’s total is 297.
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
• 2,694, February
• 1,314, March
To keep cases from increasing, continue to follow these guidelines:
• Wear a cloth face-covering in public
• Avoid close contact with others
• Wash your hands often
• Stay home if you are sick
• Get vaccinated when you have the opportunity.
More information will be shared at www.lfchd.org/vaccine and on our social media pages when next week’s clinic (now open to anyone 18 and older who lives or works in Lexington!) is scheduled. For information on other vaccination opportunities, visit www.lexingtonky.gov/vaccines.
Lexington’s COVID-19 numbers are updated Monday-Saturday at lfchd.org.
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