Fayette’s seven-day COVID average falls back below 20

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Another day of new COVID cases below 20 also pushed down the county’s seven-day moving average for new cases.

The county confirmed 18 cases Wednesday, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s morning report Thursday. The 18 cases pushed the total since March 2020 to 35,234.

The seven-day moving average fell from 20 to 19.

The county reported no new deaths, leaving that grim statistic at 316 lost to COVID-related causes since March 2020.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has another pop-up clinic this week in a neighborhood as part of the ongoing efforts to get more people vaccinated against the virus.

The free one-dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine clinic is 1-4 p.m. Thursday, May 27 at the Winburn Center (Community Action Council) at 1169 Winburn Drive.

No appointments are needed and plenty of vaccine is available. Only walk-ins will be accepted!

The vaccine is free and available for anyone ages 18 and older.

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
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.
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