WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) says the number of Kansans who have died with COVID-19 is 678, an increase of 41 since Monday.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Dr. Lee Norman held press briefing from the Topeka Statehouse Wednesday afternoon to provide the latest updates regarding COVID-19.
Sedgwick County reported seven new deaths bringing the total in the county 93. All seven of the newly reported deaths occurred in late August or early September and were over the age of 60.
The number of Kansans who have tested positive for the coronavirus has gone up 1,120 in the past two days. It brings the total number of positive cases in Kansas, since the pandemic began, to 59,749.
The KDHE releases the updates each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. It does not track the number of people who have recovered from the coronavirus.
Since Monday, 65 more Kansans have been hospitalized with COVID-19.
The number of Kansans who have tested negative for the coronavirus is 461,701, an increase of 6,421 since Monday.
The Kansas Department of Health reported 71 new clusters in the state.
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