NewsCoronavirus

Actions

Fayette Co. Health Dept. reports highest single-day increase in cases

Serious coronavirus-linked condition hit 285 US children
Posted at 11:32 AM, Aug 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-09 12:13:27-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday morning, the highest single-day increase for the city.

There have been no new deaths reported.

Lexington’s total number of reported COVID-19 cases is at 3,857 and 47 deaths. The health department says Lexington has had 602 total cases in the first week of August.

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

• 131 cases, Aug. 7

• 116 cases, July 27

• 105 cases, Aug. 4

• 100 cases, July 23

• 91 cases, July 31

• 90 cases, Aug. 5

• 89 cases, July 30

• 89 cases, July 30

• 84 cases, Aug. 6

• 82 cases, Aug. 1

• 69 cases, July 15, July 19

• 67 cases, July 26

• 65 cases, July 10

• 63 cases, Aug. 2