53 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported a combined total of 53 new cases of COVID-19 for Sunday, April 11, and Monday, April 12.

No new deaths were reported.

The new cases raised the city’s total to 33,881. The city’s death toll is 296.

The health department said the city’s current 7-day rolling average is 39 cases. The state’s COVID-19 map shows Fayette County with 10.2 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.

They also encourage people to get vaccinated.

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 433,085 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. 6,250 Kentuckians have died from the virus.

Gov. Andy Beshear says he believes the state is at, if not a little bit above, 1.6 million vaccinations. The governor has announced he will lift restrictions once 2.5 million Kentuckians have been vaccinated.

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