The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 15 new COVID-19 cases had been identified in Ellis County from Dec. 17 and 23.
KDHE reports updated case numbers weekly on Wednesdays.
Much of northwest Kansas remains in the high-incidence category, but Ellis County dropped to the substantial category, the KDHE reported. (See map below).
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Since reporting began, there have been 8,290 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County.