LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Tuesday, March 8 marks two years since Lexington's first COVID-19 case.
Lexington has had 91,474 COVID-19 cases and 564 deaths since March 2020:
- March 8, 2020-March 7, 2021: 32,600 cases, 297 deaths
- March 8, 2021-March 7, 2022: 58,874 cases, 267 deaths
The CDC has a new tool to measure community levels of COVID-19 and Fayette County is currently listed as high. This means the CDC recommends:
- Wearing a mask indoors in public
- Staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines
- Getting tested if you have symptoms
- Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness
The CDC has a new tool to measure community levels of COVID-19 (https://t.co/Jq3B7pz1fV), and Fayette Co. is currently listed as high. The CDC recommends:— Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (@LFCHD) March 8, 2022
• Wearing a mask indoors in public
• Staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines
• Getting tested if you have symptoms
Sunday, March 6 marked two years since the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Kentucky.
LFCHD offers COVID-19 vaccines by same-day appointment every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday by calling 859-288-2483.