The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 15 new COVID-19 cases in Ellis County had been identified since Monday.
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As of Wednesday morning, HaysMed reported 16 COVID-19 inpatients, up from 15 on Monday.
The KDHE reported Wednesday 53 percent of eligible Ellis County residents are fully vaccinated, noting the vaccination rate for the eligible Kansas population (12 and older) is approximately 64 percent.
Since reporting began, there have been 4,672 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County, including 76 coronavirus-related deaths.