NEWS

Number of COVID cases declining at Lexington Medical Center

The number of COVID-19 cases are declining, according to data posted on Lexington Medical Center’s Facebook page.

The number of patients hospitalized with COVID on Friday (Feb. 3) was 129. The hospital reported 135 patients with COVID on Monday (Jan. 31.) There were 147 in the hospital with COVID on Jan. 27 and 138 on Jan. 28. There were 19 in Intensive Care at LMC on Jan. 31 and 17 in ICU on Feb. 3.

There were 628 COVID tests conducted on Feb. 2, by LMC. Of those 33 percent were positive.

Last week, LMC began posting COVID numbers twice a week. When the case numbers were increasing, earlier in January, LMC posted COVID data daily, Monday through Friday.