KDHE: COVID-19 clusters linked to summer church camps in Butler County, other locations

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Published: Jul. 8, 2021 at 8:38 AM CDT
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AUGUSTA, Kan. (KWCH/AP) - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Butler County Health Department are investigating a COVID-19 outbreak in connection with a church camp.

So far, 23 cases have been reported from the outbreak at AGK Ministry Camp. The camp was hosted from June 21-25 at the Wheat State Retreat Center, near Maize. Health officials are urging anyone who attended the camp to be tested for the virus.

The camp is one of four camps listed by the state on Thursday as a COVID cluster location based on cases in the last 14 days.

The others are Christ the King Summer Camp and Early Education Center in Topeka, with nine cases; Moana Camp in Overland Park, with five cases; and West Central Christian Service Camp in the Johnson County town of Missouri, with seven cases.

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