Russell County records 89 new Covid cases

The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 89 new Covid cases in Russell County this week, up from 39 cases a week ago.

Neighboring Wayne County recorded the highest number of Covid cases in the Lake Cumberland district at 118.

Adair County reported 71 cases, Pulaski had 61 cases, Clinton County had 55, Casey had 36, and Cumberland County had 31 cases.

The state also reported 13 individuals hospitalized in the Lake Cumberland area with Covid-19. Five of those were listed as in intensive care units.

The statewide positivity rate was listed at 16.29 percent.