New COVID cases in Fayette drop below 100 for first time since Nov. 1

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – For the first time since Nov. 1, the number of new coronavirus cases in Fayette County dropped below 100 Thursday, continuing the stead decline of cases in the county.

The county confirmed 88 new cases, the lowest daily number since Sept. 19, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s daily morning report Friday.

The 88 cases brought the county’s total to 30,895.

The seven-day moving average dropped to 115.

According to the department, one new death was reported. The total number of people who have now died from the virus in the county is 212.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccination opportunities HERE. Learn about how many people the department has vaccinated HERE.

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.

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