Feb 05, 2021 9:00 PM

🎙 Per-day virus rate flat in Ellis Co.; two additional deaths reported

Posted Feb 05, 2021 9:00 PM

The Ellis County Health Department on Friday reported the average number of new coronavirus cases per day in the last seven days remained flat at seven.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment also announced two additional coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the total to 64.

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There were 27 new cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County since Wednesday. There are currently 88 active cases, including four active hospitalizations of Ellis County residents, and 3,448 recovered cases.

As of Friday, there were 17 COVID-19 inpatients at HaysMed, down from 18 on Thursday, with seven of those active patients and 10 in the recovery phase.

The seven-day average of percent of positive tests fell from 11 percent on Wednesday to 7.5 percent on Friday.

Since reporting began, there have been 3,536 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County.

NOTE: "New cases" reflects cases reported by the Ellis County Health Department between regular reporting periods of Monday, Wednesday and Friday. "Total cases" reflects all cases reported by the department. Because of delayed test results, total cases might include cases prior to the previous reporting period, so KDHE figures might not necessarily correspond.