Russell remains ‘green’ with COVID; Casey still ‘yellow’

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 continues to be in the yellow category this week, indicating a medium level of COVID spread. Nearby Metcalfe and Monroe counties also remain yellow this week.

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

A total of five counties in the state, all of those in eastern Kentucky, are seeing a high level of spread.

A total of 40 counties in the state have the yellow, or medium, status.