Russell County continues to be ‘green’; Casey ‘yellow’ with COVID

The Kentucky Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 map with Russell County still in the green category, or low level of community spread.

Neighboring Casey County remains in the yellow category again this week, indicating a medium level of COVID spread.

The rest of the 10-county Lake Cumberland District are in the green category this week.

A total of five counties in the eastern part of the state are seeing a high level of spread, putting them in the red category, while 49 counties in the state have the yellow, or medium, status, including nearby Metcalfe and Monroe counties.