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 www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-in-the-us.html. We update Lexington’s COVID-19 numbers daily at lfchd.org.