TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – Governor Laura Kelly held a news briefing in the Kansas Statehouse Monday where she discussed current trends in the number of COVID-19 cases in Kansas counties.
The governor was joined by Dr. Lee Norman, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
In her news briefing, Governor Kelly called Sedgwick County out by name after commissioners lifted restrictions on reopening. Currently, Sedgwick County is reporting 240 active cases, that’s almost double the number the county reported when restrictions lifted on reopening a little over two weeks ago.
Dr. Lee Norman revealed a map detailing each Kansas county’s daily COVID-19 case rate and reopening plans.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is reporting the number who have tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began is now at 11,419, an increase of 372 since Friday at noon.
The number of Kansans who have died from conditions linked to COVID-19 is 245, two more than Friday.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, 988 Kansans have been hospitalized with the coronavirus, and 125,543 Kansans have tested negative for it.
Gov. Laura Kelly and KDHE Secretary Dr. Lee Norman will conduct a press conference on coronavirus trends in Kansas counties at 4 p.m. KSN will carry it live on Facebook and in this story.
|Dundy County, NE||10|
|Furnas County, NE||33|
|Hitchcock County, NE||4|
|Red Willow County, NE||24|
|Beaver County, OK||47|
|Harper County, OK||26|
|Kay County, OK||482|
|Texas County, OK||1,402|
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