Fayette’s moving seven-day COVID average increases to 30

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County confirmed 48 new COVID cases Thursday, pushing the county’s seven-day moving average to 30.

According to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Friday report, the 48 new cases pushed the total since March 2020 to 35,857. That follows 30 cases Wednesday, 53 cases Tuesday, 53 cases Saturday through Monday, 23 new cases last Friday, 24 new cases last Thursday and 16 last Wednesday.

Almost all of the new cases have been in people who are not vaccinated.

Fayette County has had 35,857 cases and more than 2,100 hospitalizations since March 2020.

The county reported one new death, bringing to 325 the number of people lost to COVID-related causes since March 2020.

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
• 287, June
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.

The Health Department also reminds people symptoms from allergies can be similar to

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COVID, but the two have some differences.

Lexington’s COVID-19 numbers are updated Monday-Saturday at lfchd.org.
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