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56 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Lexington

Published: Mar. 26, 2021 at 9:08 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday, March 25.

Three new deaths were reported. The health department says two of those are newly confirmed COVID-related deaths from February.

The new cases raised the city’s total to 33,336. The city’s death toll is 281.

The health department said the city’s 7-day rolling average is 37 cases. The state’s COVID-19 map shows Fayette County with 10.5 cases per 100,000 population.

[Interactive | Breakdown of Kentucky’s COVID-19 cases]

Health officials are still suggesting that everyone gets tested for COVID-19, especially if they’ve been around people who contracted it or are experiencing any symptoms.

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

  • 451 cases, Dec. 9
  • 409 cases, Dec. 2
  • 362 cases, Nov. 22
  • 334 cases, Nov. 28
  • 330 cases, Jan. 6
  • 323 cases, Jan. 7
  • 306 cases, Nov. 25
  • 297 cases, Dec. 3
  • 296 cases, Dec. 1
  • 288 cases, Dec. 29

Statewide, there have been 423,414 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. 5,970 Kentuckians have died from the virus.

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