Counting COVID-19 Cases

The City of Lexington recorded 53 cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday’s update, the highest one-day increase in the last three months.Health leaders are concerned about the increase in numbers as the new delta variant is spreading quickly.The spokesperson for the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department told us, simply put, we are trending in the wrong direction. This week, the city reported the most new cases in a single day since mid-April.The seven-day rolling average is 26. Last week, it was four. We’ve also heard from local hospitals about their COVID-19 patient count starting to increase, largely fueled by unvaccinated people.

Source: MG News

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