Douglas County reviews 62 new COVID-19 circumstances; 954 stay energetic | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

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Dec. 18 COVID-19 replace from the well being division

Douglas County reported 5,859 circumstances of COVID-19 as of Friday, a rise of 62 circumstances since Thursday.

In Douglas County, 4,905 out of the 5,859 circumstances are inactive or past the infectious interval, in accordance with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Well being, which means 954 circumstances are energetic.

The county has averaged about 44 new circumstances per day over the past 14 days, in accordance with a 14-day shifting common graph up to date weekdays the well being division. The present common of 43.71 new circumstances per day is down from a latest excessive of 77 circumstances per day in mid-November and up from a latest low of 17 circumstances per day in mid-October.

Douglas County has a 14-day COVID-19 incidence charge of 508.77 per 100,000 folks.

Twenty sufferers at Lawrence’s hospital had COVID-19 on Friday, two greater than Thursday. Of these 20 inpatients, 13 have energetic COVID-19 circumstances and 7 are recovering. Up to now, 31 Douglas County residents have died of COVID-19.

The Kansas Division of Well being and Surroundings’s on-line map famous that 46,515 Douglas County residents had been examined for the illness up to now. The county’s testing charge per 1,000 folks was 380.5.

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