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89 New COVID-19 cases over the weekend in Lexington

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Posted at 10:23 AM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 10:23:44-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department announced 89 new COVID-19 cases from over the weekend in Lexington.

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

• 83 cases, July 9
• 65 cases, July 10
• 62 cases, July 6
• 56 cases, July 11
• 46 cases, July 1
• 41 cases, June 26
• 40 cases, June 24
• 39 cases, July 8
• 39 cases, June 30
• 39 cases, June 14

Officials say that case investigations show that people who are going to public businesses while infectious are adding to the spread.

Health officials also report that they continue to see cases in people returning to Kentucky from vacations to national COVID-19 hot spots, like Florida and South Carolina.