TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – The state says the number of Kansans who have tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began is 20,933. That is an increase of 875 since the last update on Monday.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) also says 299 Kansans have died with COVID-19 since the pandemic began. That is up 11 from two days ago.
The KDHE releases the updates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It does not release the number of recoveries or active cases. Some local health department websites do track that information, like SedgwickCounty.org.
The state says 1,393 Kansans have been hospitalized with the coronavirus since the pandemic began. That is up 50 from two days ago.
The KDHE also reports 218,441 Kansans have tested negative for COVID-19 since the pandemic began. That is up 7,324 from Monday.
If you visit the state’s website, there is a lot of extra information, including testing rates, case rates, a hospital summary, case characteristics, and a death summary.
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