25 COVID cases reported in Russell Co. this week

The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 25 new COVID cases in Russell County this week, down from last week’s total of 30 cases.

Neighboring Pulaski County had 45 cases, the most in the Lake Cumberland district this week, while McCreary County had 33 cases, Taylor County recorded 21 cases, both Casey County and Wayne County reported 20 cases each, Adair County had 18, Cumberland County reported 15 cases, Green County had 14 cases, while Clinton County had just six cases.

The state also reported 12 individuals hospitalized in the Lake Cumberland area with COVID-19 with two of those being treated in intensive care units.

The statewide positivity rate is now 8.31 percent.