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Kansas hopes to keep variant in check with shots

[ad_1] TOPEKA, Kan. — Gov. Laura Kelly is pinning Kansas’ hopes of keeping the COVID-19 delta variant in check on more people getting inoculated because it is spreading rapidly among the unvaccinated. Kelly acknowledged Thursday that there’s not enough time before K-12 schools resume classes in mid-August to get all …

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Summer camps hit with COVID outbreaks — are schools next?

[ad_1] The U.S. has seen a string of COVID-19 outbreaks tied to summer camps in recent weeks in places such as Texas, Illinois, Florida, Missouri and Kansas, in what some fear could be a preview of the upcoming school year. In some cases the outbreaks have spread from the camp …

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Kansas sees surge in new COVID-19 fueled by delta variant

[ad_1] TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Friday reported its biggest surge in COVID-19 cases in more than three months with the faster-spreading delta variant becoming a growing public health issue. Some of the biggest numbers of new cases per 1,000 residents over the previous two weeks were in counties …

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New COVID-19 cases surge 56% in Missouri in June; Kansas, KCMO see decline again

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While new cases of COVID-19 dropped in Kansas for the seventh consecutive month in June, the emergence of the delta variant in Missouri sent cases soaring. There were more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases in Missouri in June based on data from the Missouri Department …

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US deaths hit lowest level in 10 months

[ad_1] COVID-19 deaths in the United States have tumbled to an average of around 600 per day — the lowest level in 10 months — with the number of lives lost dropping to single digits in well over half the states and, on some days, hitting zero. Confirmed infections have …

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Kansas reports another record 7-day spike in COVID-19 cases | Coronavirus

[ad_1] TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas on Monday reported another seven-day record for new coronavirus cases. The state Department of Health and Environment added 7,234 confirmed and probable cases since Friday to the state’s total for the pandemic, increasing it 6.3% to 122,741. The department also reported another 10 COVID-19-related …

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