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Covid-19 cases are declining in Riley County

RILEY COUNTY, Kan. (WIBW) - Riley County has moved down to the “moderate” level for COVID-19 cases for the first time since May 20. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) said Wednesday Riley County had 18 new cases from Sept. 17 to 23. This represents a rate of 24.2 cases per 100,000 people, putting Riley County in the moderate incidence category with 10-49 cases per 100,000 people. The total does not include any at-home test results. The levels are low (less than 10), moderate, substantial (50-99) and high (100 or more).
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KDHE: Statewide COVID death toll tops 9,500

TOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Health reported 2,645 new coronavirus cases in Kansas from Wednesday Sept. 21, to Wednesday September 28, for a total of 878,499 cases. On Wednesday, the state reported 476 additional COVID-19 deaths since the report on September 21, for a total of 9,555. The large increase in deaths is attributed to OVS death data reconciliation and does not necessarily reflect an increase in recent deaths, according to the KDHE.
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Kansas offers new technology to make childcare improvements

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in collaboration with the Department for Children and Families (DCF), is now offering digital fingerprinting to child care workers to accelerate the licensing approval process to enable these critical workers to begin work as soon as possible. “We...
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KDHE: COVID case numbers in Ellis Co. continue to decline

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 10 new COVID-19 cases had been identified in Ellis County from Sept. 17 to 23. KDHE reports updated case numbers weekly on Wednesdays. Ellis County was downgraded from the substantial to moderate incidence category by KDHE. (See map below). Since...
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KDHE reports a dozen cases of monkeypox in Kansas

TOPEKA—The Kansas Department of Heath reports a total of 12 cases of monkeypox in Kansas including now four cases in the Wichita-area, according to the Sedgwick County Health Department. The CDC reports there are more than 24,000 confirmed monkeypox cases in the United States. The risk of monkeypox spreading...
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