LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington will have more new COVID-19 monthly cases than the previous month for the first time in 2021, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department said Wednesday.
The health department reported 47 new virus cases Tuesday. That brings July's total to 480 new cases, up from 287 in June.
For the first time in 2021, Lexington will have more new COVID-19 monthly cases than the previous month. With 47 new cases reported Tuesday, Fayette County now has 480 in July, up from 287 in June.— Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (@LFCHD) July 21, 2021
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Lexington’s seven-day rolling average is 37 new cases per day, with 36,040 cases and 325 deaths since the outbreak began in March 2020.
Monthly totals for 2021 are:
- 6,155, January
- 2,694, February
- 1,314, March
- 1,027, April
- 689, May
- 287, June