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Lexington sees 80 new COVID-19 cases; 2 virus-related deaths reported this week

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Posted at 9:41 AM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 09:41:17-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported 80 new COVID-19 cases among Fayette County residents Wednesday.

Two deaths related to COVID-19 were also reported this week, bringing the city’s total to 49. The most recent deaths were people in their 70s and 80s.

There have now been a total of 4,186 cases since the outbreak started in March, and 931 positive cases reported so far in August.

The city’s highest one-day totals of positive cases are:

  • 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
  • 83 cases, July 9
  • 82 cases, Aug. 1
  • 80 cases, Aug. 12
  • 69 cases, July 15, July 19, Aug, 8, Aug. 9
  • 67 cases, July 26
  • 65 cases, July 10
  • 63 cases, Aug. 2
  • 62 cases, July 6, Aug. 11