Russell, surrounding counties now ‘green’ with COVID spread

Russell County and the entire Lake Cumberland district are in the green category, or low level of spread, on the latest COVID-19 map released by the Kentucky Department of Public Health.

It is the first time in several weeks that all 10 counties served the by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department are in the lowest level of community COVID spread.

A total of 20 Kentucky counties are in the yellow, or medium level of spread, while three counties, Robertson, Letcher, and Harrison counties are in the red category, indicating a high level of spread.

The remainder of Kentucky counties were labeled green, or a low level spread.