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KDHE confirms child’s death, one of 62 more COVID deaths in Kansas

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirms that a child in the 10-17 year age group has died from COVID-19. This comes two days after the state’s commissioner of education first announced that a middle school student had died due to COVID-19. The KDHE does not release any other details, including the victim’s town, county, and gender.

The KDHE says the child’s death is one of 62 more COVID-19 deaths confirmed since Wednesday. It brings the state’s death toll to 5,981.

The state also says there have been 113 new hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 in the past two days. The KDHE does not track recoveries.

Since Wednesday, 2,528 Kansans have tested positive for the coronavirus, while 6,519 have tested negative. Of those, 130 have the COVID-19 delta variant. See the charts below for the county information.

The KDHE releases the coronavirus data and the COVID-19 vaccine numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Since Wednesday, it says 3,256 more Kansans got their first dose of vaccine, 4,754 got their second dose, and 681 got their third dose.

Of Kansans eligible to get vaccinated, 60.87% are armed with at least one dose, while 54.1% are considered fully vaccinated.

CountyConfirmedDelta Variant
Allen1,85156
Anderson1,0898
Atchison2,33672
Barber4898
Barton3,77174
Bourbon2,40726
Brown1,51524
Butler10,68090
Chase3422
Chautauqua4906
Cherokee3,58631
Cheyenne4243
Clark3184
Clay1,2044
Cloud1,28042
Coffey1,15410
Comanche247
Cowley5,52168
Crawford6,656133
Decatur3327
Dickinson2,80883
Doniphan1,35160
Douglas11,928110
Edwards3362
Elk275
Ellis4,46716
Ellsworth1,36234
Finney7,047113
Ford7,020144
Franklin3,72458
Geary4,681147
Gove4618
Graham3185
Grant1,20226
Gray82525
Greeley150
Greenwood9588
Hamilton269
Harper89526
Harvey4,86330
Haskell53014
Hodgeman228
Jackson1,93649
Jefferson2,54455
Jewell39122
Johnson76,717913
Kearny72216
Kingman1,10619
Kiowa3458
Labette3,467122
Lane1649
Leavenworth10,181218
Lincoln3391
Linn1,56969
Logan4018
Lyon5,365104
Marion1,5498
Marshall1,42520
McPherson4,32730
Meade66126
Miami4,26234
Mitchell75225
Montgomery5,307112
Morris75510
Morton3371
Nemaha1,87439
Neosho2,50162
Ness48429
Norton1,38211
Osage1,94440
Osborne39924
Ottawa70014
Pawnee1,4303
Phillips83626
Pottawatomie2,74692
Pratt1,18318
Rawlins4059
Reno11,02554
Republic8689
Rice1,42326
Riley7,687210
Rooks77210
Rush4983
Russell1,07453
Saline8,189253
Scott7379
Sedgwick79,517785
Seward4,55912
Shawnee25,162210
Sheridan4872
Sherman7719
Smith38128
Stafford55920
Stanton2715
Stevens72911
Sumner3,15636
Thomas1,34014
Trego4782
Wabaunsee89216
Wallace2293
Washington77118
Wichita2701
Wilson1,47326
Woodson3905
Wyandotte27,678269
Beaver, OK550
Harper, OK484 
Kay, OK7,044 
Texas, OK3,998 

Kansas and Oklahoma county coronavirus cases updated Oct. 15, 2021
Kansas delta variant cases updated Oct. 15, 2021
Sources:
Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Oklahoma State Department of Health

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