Dec 29, 2021

KDHE: 39 new COVID cases in Ellis Co. since Monday

Posted Dec 29, 2021 5:59 PM

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 39 new COVID-19 cases in Ellis County had been identified since Monday.

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KDHE's COVID dashboard will not be updated Friday, in observance of the New Year holiday. 

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The KDHE reported on Dec. 17 that 54 percent of eligible Ellis County residents are fully vaccinated, noting the vaccination rate for the eligible Kansas population (12 and older) is approximately 66 percent.

Since reporting began, there have been 5,210 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County, including 77 coronavirus-related deaths.