Aug 18, 2021 5:44 PM

KDHE: 17 new virus cases, additional death in Ellis Co. since Monday

Posted Aug 18, 2021 5:44 PM

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 17 new COVID-19 cases in Ellis County had been identified since Monday. 

The state health department also reported an additional coronavirus-related death, bringing the total to 74.

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As of Wednesday, the University of Kansas Health System reported 14 COVID-19 inpatients at HaysMed, up from 10 Tuesday.

Since reporting began, there have been 3,890 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County, including 74 coronavirus-related deaths.