APRIL 2, 2020: There are 3 new deaths in the last 24 hours in Fayette County residents related to COVID-19, bringing the total deaths in Lexington to 5, with 120 confirmed cases. The new deaths were in a person in their 60s, one in their 70s and one in their 80s. The two previous deaths were people in their 80s. Our hearts are with the families and friends of these victims.
To reduce the spread of COVID-19 among everyone, especially high-risk groups (people over 60 or with chronic health conditions), please follow public health guidelines and practice physical distancing by staying home as much as possible. You should only get out for necessities and stay at least 6 feet away from others when you do go somewhere.
Learn more about COVID-19 at lexingtonhealthdepartment.org/covid19/.