LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Division of Community Corrections and its Fayette County Detention Center may be getting a handle on its coronavirus outbreak, according to its latest report.
As of Thursday evening’s report from Capt. Matt Lemonds, no additional inmates or staff have tested positive.
The jail has been working under direction of the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department to test inmates and staff for COVID-19.
According to LeMonds’ report, as of Thursday evening:
76 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19, the same as Wednesday
318 have tested negative
Results are pending for 6 inmates
400 inmates have been tested so far
6 staff members have tested positive, the same as Wednesday
58 staff members have tested negative
No results on staff are pending
64 staff members have been tested so far