Kansas reports over 400 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

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Published: Apr. 19, 2021 at 12:47 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reported 429 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend. The state also reported 2 new deaths and 17 hospitalizations since Friday.

The percentage of Kansans that have received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has increased to 36.4%.

The percentage of tests coming back positive rose slightly in Sedgwick County. The county reported a 3.7% positivity rate on Sunday and 4.4% on Monday. A little more than a third of the tests taken from Sunday (406) to Monday (230).

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