Russell County remains green on COVID map; Adair, Taylor yellow

On the latest COVID map released by the Kentucky Department for Public Health, Russell County remains green, but neighboring Adair County turned yellow, indicating a medium level of community spread.

The remainder of Russell County’s neighboring counties remain green, indicating a low community level.

However, nearby Metcalfe, Barren, and Monroe counties are now red on the map.

This map model uses the number of new COVID-19 cases in each county, percent of hospital capacity devoted to COVID-19 patients and the number of new patients with COVID-19 admitted to the hospital in the past week.

Below is the most recent map released on Friday.

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