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Half of Kansans 18 and older vaccinated for COVID-19

Coronavirus in Kansas
Coronavirus in Kansas(KWCH)
Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 12:36 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced Friday that half of Kansans over the age of 18 have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

“I’m pleased at our state’s consistent progress in getting shots in arms – but we still can’t take our foot off the gas,” Governor Kelly said. “Every Kansan must get vaccinated to protect our communities, our schools, and our economy from future outbreaks, and maintain our steady return to normal.”

The state of Kansas reported 332 new COVID-19 cases since Wednesday.

The state also reported four deaths and 40 hospitalizations since Wednesday.

Currently, 42.5% of Kansans have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 35.8% of Kansans are fully vaccinated.

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