Lexington Sets Another Record Breaking Day Of Positive COVID-19 Cases

Aug 8, 2020

The Fayette-County Health Department has reported a one-day high of 131 new COVID-19 cases from Friday, Lexington had 602 positive cases through the first week of August. There have been 3,857 cases and 47 deaths in Fayette County since the start of the outbreak in March.

The city’s highest one-day totals to date have been:

• 131 cases, Aug. 7

• 116 cases, July 27

• 105 cases, Aug. 4

• 100 cases, July 23

• 91 cases, July 31

• 90 cases, Aug. 5

• 89 cases, July 30

• 89 cases, July 30

• 84 cases, Aug. 6

• 82 cases, Aug. 1

• 69 cases, July 15, July 19

• 67 cases, July 26

• 65 cases, July 10

• 63 cases, Aug. 2

 

The recommendations for slowing the spread of COVID-19 remain the same for any reason you are out in the public:

• Wash your hands often

• Avoid close contact with others

• Wear a cloth face covering in public