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131 more Kansans hospitalized with COVID-19, 28 more deaths

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — State health officials are still reporting big jumps in COVID-19 hospitalizations. Since Monday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) says 131 more Kansans have been hospitalized with COVID. The KDHE does not track recoveries.

Also, in the past two days, 28 more Kansas deaths have been linked to COVID-19. It brings the state’s death toll to 5,801.

The KDHE says 3,665 more Kansans have tested positive for the coronavirus since Monday, while 8,647 have tested negative. In addition, it reports that 328 of the new coronavirus cases are the COVID-19 delta variant. Find county-by-county data in the attached charts.

The KDHE also reports updates on coronavirus clusters each Wednesday. Since last week’s update, there have been 34 more clusters at Kansas schools. The KDHE only names places that have had five or more cases with symptom onset in the last 14 days.

These are the schools that made the list:

FacilityCityCases within the last 14 days
Augusta High SchoolAugusta8
Benedictine CollegeAtchison20
Benton Elementary 5th GradeWichita5
Cheylin School USD 103Bird City7
Linn Public SchoolLinn9
Lyons High SchoolLyons6
McPherson College Women’s SoccerMcPherson6
Rock Hills Jr/Sr HighMankato14
Spring Hill High SchoolSpring Hill6
St. John Jr/Sr HighSt. John16
USD 323 Rock Creek School – St. George Elem.Pottawatomie7
Source: KDHE

The KDHE reports more than 11,000 vaccinations against COVID since Monday:

  • 4,448 more Kansans got a first dose of vaccine
  • 5,705 got their second dose
  • 849 got a third dose

Of eligible Kansans, 60.29% are armed with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 53.17% are considered fully vaccinated.

CountyConfirmedDelta Variant
Allen1,86356
Anderson1,0958
Atchison2,36372
Barber4918
Barton3,81076
Bourbon2,41926
Brown1,52224
Butler10,78390
Chase3502
Chautauqua4956
Cherokee3,61231
Cheyenne4293
Clark3214
Clay1,2274
Cloud1,30242
Coffey1,16610
Comanche263
Cowley5,55268
Crawford6,676134
Decatur3457
Dickinson2,85584
Doniphan1,35760
Douglas12,028110
Edwards3413
Elk278
Ellis4,51017
Ellsworth1,37634
Finney7,129114
Ford7,068145
Franklin3,74559
Geary4,711149
Gove4698
Graham3185
Grant1,22326
Gray83425
Greeley152
Greenwood9648
Hamilton271
Harper90426
Harvey4,94831
Haskell54114
Hodgeman231
Jackson1,95949
Jefferson2,55455
Jewell40322
Johnson77,181944
Kearny74416
Kingman1,13119
Kiowa3638
Labette3,480123
Lane1669
Leavenworth10,246219
Lincoln3451
Linn1,58069
Logan4108
Lyon5,401104
Marion1,5828
Marshall1,43620
McPherson4,39730
Meade67725
Miami4,29137
Mitchell75925
Montgomery5,338114
Morris76610
Morton3581
Nemaha1,88339
Neosho2,53962
Ness48729
Norton1,39311
Osage1,96040
Osborne40724
Ottawa70914
Pawnee1,4513
Phillips85826
Pottawatomie2,76594
Pratt1,20118
Rawlins4149
Reno11,12254
Republic8799
Rice1,43926
Riley7,725221
Rooks77410
Rush5043
Russell1,10054
Saline8,273253
Scott7539
Sedgwick80,231817
Seward4,58412
Shawnee25,370216
Sheridan4872
Sherman7829
Smith38828
Stafford58320
Stanton2735
Stevens74512
Sumner3,21536
Thomas1,35114
Trego4812
Wabaunsee90116
Wallace2373
Washington78618
Wichita2791
Wilson1,50126
Woodson3935
Wyandotte27,796272
Beaver, OK565
Harper, OK486 
Kay, OK7,166 
Texas, OK4,048 

Kansas and Oklahoma county coronavirus cases updated Oct. 20, 2021
Kansas delta variant cases updated Oct. 20, 2021
Sources:
Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Oklahoma State Department of Health

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