53 COVID cases reported in Russell County last week

The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 53 new COVID-19 cases in Russell County last week.

That number is down from the last two weeks, in which 57 cases were reported the week prior and 82 were reported the last week of July.

Neighboring Pulaski County reported 91 new cases, while Casey County reported 53, and Adair reported 43.

In other neighboring counties, 31 cases were reported in Clinton County, 26 in Cumberland, and 22 in Wayne County.

In the 10-county Lake Cumberland area, 11 people were reported as hospitalized with COVID-19.


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