90 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Center in Lexington, officials say

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Posted at 3:19 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 15:19:06-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has announced that there are 90 inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Center. That's an increase of 22 cases since Thursday.

There is also one confirmed case involving a staff member from Fayette County.

There are a total of 361 COVID-19 cases in Fayette County.

Governor Andy Beshear gives a daily update on Kentucky's coronavirus numbers at 5:00 p.m.