Lexington reports 117 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, 2,460 cases and 41 deaths total

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Jul 20, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — There have been 117 new cases of COVID-19 reported over the weekend in Lexington.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says there were 48 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and 69 on Sunday.

On Sunday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the highest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases in the state of Kentucky, which included 979 new cases across the state with three new deaths.

Governor Beshear announced that he will have a briefing every day this week at 4:00. You can watch his updates on LEX 18 News,, LEX 18 Facebook page, and OTT (Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku).