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COVID-19 cases growing in city; caution urged when traveling

JULY 7, 2020 – Yesterday saw Lexington’s highest one-day increase of COVID-19: 62 cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,775 through June 6. There was also another death for a total of 32 in Lexington. Since the start of July, Lexington has had 222 COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths.

The city’s highest one-day totals to date have been:

  • 62 cases, July 6
  • 46 cases, July 1
  • 41 cases, June 26
  • 40 cases, June 24
  • 39 cases, June 30
  • 39 cases, June 14

We continue to see many cases throughout the community in family clusters and people returning from vacations to national COVID-19 “hot spots” like Florida and South Carolina. The CDC offers these tips for people who are traveling, and they remain great suggestions for everyone to slow the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Avoid close contact with others
  • Wear a cloth face covering in public
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Pick up food at drive-throughs, curbside restaurant service, or stores.

Learn more at We update Lexington’s COVID-19 numbers daily at

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