56 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Lexington
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.
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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