Fayette’s seven-day COVID average remains at 14


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County’s seven-day moving COVID average held steady Thursday as the county reported 10 new COVID cases for the second day in a row.

According to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s morning report Thursday, the 10 new cases pushed the total since March 2020 to 35,403.

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The seven-day moving average rose remained at 14.

The county reported no new deaths, leaving 318 lost to COVID-related causes since March 2020.

It comes as the health department sets more opportunities this week to try to continue to grow the number of people vaccinated in the community.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is offering free vaccination clinics, each with a different COVID-19 vaccine. Walk-ins will be accepted, or residents can schedule an appointment at lfchd.org/vaccine.

— Johnson & Johnson (18 years and older): 1-3 p.m., June 10, St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 410 Jefferson St.

— Public Health Clinic: Free COVID-19 vaccines will be available by same-day appointment 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. every Monday in the department’s Public Health Clinic at 650 Newtown Pike. Call 859-288-2483 to schedule an appointment.

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
• 1,027, April
• 689, May
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.
Lexington’s COVID-19 numbers are updated Monday-Saturday at lfchd.org.