Douglas County reviews 66 new COVID-19 circumstances; 1,120 stay energetic | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

photograph : Lawrence-Douglas County Public Well being

Dec. 9 COVID-19 replace from the well being division

Douglas County reported 5,392 circumstances of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, a rise of 66 circumstances since Tuesday.

In Douglas County, 4,272 out of the 5,392 circumstances are inactive or past the infectious interval, based on Lawrence-Douglas County Public Well being, that means 1,120 circumstances are energetic.

The county has averaged about 51 new circumstances per day over the past 14 days, based on a 14-day shifting common graph up to date weekdays the well being division. The present common of 51.29 new circumstances per day is down from a latest excessive of 74 circumstances per day in mid-November and up from a latest low of 18 circumstances per day in mid-October.

Twenty-four sufferers at Lawrence’s hospital had COVID-19 on Wednesday, three greater than Tuesday. Of these 24 inpatients, 16 have energetic COVID-19 circumstances and eight are recovering.

Twenty-nine Douglas County residents have died of the virus to this point.

KDHE’s on-line map famous that 43,646 Douglas County residents had been examined for the illness to this point. The county’s testing price per 1,000 folks was 357.

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