30 new COVID cases in Russell County

The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 30 new COVID cases in Russell County this week, up one from last week’s total of 29 cases and the highest number of COVID cases in the Lake Cumberland district for the week.

Neighboring Pulaski County had 27 cases, Wayne County had 19 cases, Adair County recorded 16 cases, Taylor County reported 13, Casey County had seven, Clinton County reported six cases while Cumberland County had five cases.

The state also reported 10 individuals hospitalized in the Lake Cumberland area with COVID-19 with five of those being treated in intensive care units.

The statewide positivity rate is now 9.17 percent.