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New year starts with 534 reported COVID-19 cases in Lexington

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Posted at 9:26 AM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 09:26:00-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The new year started with 534 reported COVID-19 cases -- 265 on Saturday and 269 on Sunday -- bringing the total to 23,928 since the outbreak began in March.

Lexington reported 5,991 new COVID-19 cases in December, with almost 50% of all cases coming in November and December. There were also 26 deaths in December.

The monthly totals of COVID-19 cases during the outbreak are:

  • 110, March
  • 143, April
  • 507, May
  • 793, June
  • 1,702 July
  • 2,538, August
  • 2,804, September
  • 2,736, October
  • 6,070, November
  • 5,991, December