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Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reports highest single-day of new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 cases worldwide surpasses 9 million
Posted at 10:00 AM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 10:00:10-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says Friday's new COVID-19 case numbers are the highest since the pandemic began.

181 new cases were reported Friday, pushing the total to 12,005 cases. 101 people have died from the virus. There have been 945 cases in the last week and 3,053 since Oct. 5.

Fayette County has reached the following thousand-case marks on these dates:

  • 12,000: Nov. 5
  • 11,000: Oct. 29
  • 10,000: Oct. 20
  • 9,000: Oct. 6
  • 8,000: Sept. 22
  • 7,000: Sept. 11
  • 6,000: Sept. 2
  • 5,000: Aug. 23
  • 4,000: Aug. 10
  • 3,000: July 28
  • 2,000: July 12
  • 1,000: June 10
  • 1: March 8

The city’s highest one-day totals are:

  • 181 cases, Nov. 5
  • 167 cases, Sept. 11
  • 155 cases, Oct. 30
  • 152 cases, Nov. 4
  • 149 cases, Sept. 10
  • 143 cases, Oct. 29