This story was corrected to indicate 1,488 cases
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The number of Kansas deaths associated with COVID-19 is up 80 since Monday according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The total number of deaths in the state is at 952. The state said 55 of the new fatalities stemmed from a review of death certificates.
The number of Kansans who have tested positive for the coronavirus increased by 1,488 since Monday. There have been 74,456 cases reported since the pandemic started.
Overall, 531,053 negative tests have been conducted.
The KDHE is monitoring 235 clusters. Some of the biggest clusters are at the Norton Correctional Facility with 181 cases, Hutchinson Correctional Facility with 161, and the Andbe Home in Norton with 74 cases. Ten deaths were reported at the nursing home. The governor will discuss the outbreak in Norton at her weekly press briefing.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) releases the updates each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. It does not track recoveries.
|Dundy County, NE||65|
|Furnas County, NE||273|
|Hitchcock County, NE||106|
|Red Willow County, NE||624|
|Beaver County, OK||216|
|Harper County, OK||240|
|Kay County, OK||1,944|
|Texas County, OK||2,446|
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