Lexington is working to safely and effectively distribute vaccinations by partnering with state and local public health officials. More than 74% of all residents have received their first dose or more. Working together, we continue to protect our community at a higher rate than the rest of our nation. Here’s additional information from the Fayette County Health Department.
Statewide COVID-19 Case Information, Vaccinations Update
Number of people who have received at least one vaccine dose in Kentucky: 2,764,914
Dec. 25, Cases: 1,946
Dec. 25, Deaths: 34
Dec. 26, Cases: 981
Dec. 26, Deaths: 22
New Cases Today: 1,342
New Deaths: 17
Today’s Positivity Rate: 11.80%
Current Hospitalizations: 1,225
Current Intensive Care Admittances: 348
Currently on Ventilators: 205
The Governor said 62% of all Kentuckians have received their first dose and 66% of Kentuckians ages five and older, and 73% of all Kentucky adults.
During the week ending Dec. 26, Kentucky reported 15,255 new COVID-19 cases and an average positivity rate of 11.35%.
The five counties with the highest percentage of residents vaccinated are Fayette (74%), Woodford (73%), Jefferson (70%), Campbell (69%), and Perry (67%).