Douglas County reviews 187 new COVID-19 instances over weekend; 1,160 stay lively | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

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Jan. 11 COVID-19 replace from the well being division

Douglas County reported 7,233 instances of COVID-19 as of Monday, a rise of 187 instances since Friday.

In Douglas County, 6,073 out of the 7,233 instances are inactive or past the infectious interval, in line with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Well being, which means 1,160 instances are lively.

The county has averaged about 64 new instances per day during the last 14 days, in line with a 14-day shifting common graph up to date weekdays the well being division. The present common of 64.43 new instances per day is down from a latest excessive of 78 instances per day in mid-November and up from a latest low of 43 instances per day in December.

The 14-day shifting common of recent instances has elevated up to now week.

“Our illness investigators are figuring out developments from actions associated to finish of the yr celebrations,” the well being division wrote in its replace on Monday.

Douglas County has a 14-day COVID-19 incidence price of 749.86 per 100,000 folks and a check positivity price of 9%. Take a look at positivity charges are 15.2% in Eudora, 13.3% in Lecompton, 8.5% in Baldwin Metropolis and eight.4% in Lawrence.

Seventeen sufferers at Lawrence’s hospital had COVID-19 on Monday, 5 fewer than Friday. Thus far, 36 Douglas County residents have died of COVID-19.

The Kansas Division of Well being and Atmosphere’s on-line map famous that 51,757 Douglas County residents had been examined for the illness thus far. The county’s testing price per 1,000 folks was 423.3.

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