It marks the 13th straight week of full ICUs at Wichita hospitals, despite there being the fewest COVID-19 patients in three months.
COVID-19 cases at Wichita Public Schools rose about 4.7% in the last week, according to weekly data released Friday that includes the first full week of elementary students back in the classroom.
“I think we’ve proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that mask ordinances do work.”
Tabitha Lehman has been accessing a database from home during the coronavirus pandemic while fighting cancer, and in doing so violated a policy from the Kansas secretary of state.
A subcommittee voted for the plan because of financial damage from COVID-19 and the governor’s budget cuts.
Wichita had four clusters on the KDHE list.
This was the first week since Thanksgiving that the number of active clusters increased from the previous week.
“The good news is that we are continuing to see kind of a consistent decline in the COVID hospitalizations in the region overall.”
Cost-cutting has taken a new sense of urgency amid a pandemic that has affected everyone.
The COVID-19 case rate and positive test rate are getting better in Kansas.