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Two inmates at Federal Medical Center in Lexington die from COVID-19

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Posted at 3:18 PM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 15:18:10-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Two inmates at the Federal Medical Center in Lexington have died from COVID-19.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says both deaths were men in their 60s. It brings the total number of people who died from COVID-19 in Lexington to 12.

Overall, there are 532 confirmed cases in Fayette County, up 3 from Thursday. This includes 229 cases involving inmates at the Federal Medical Center.