Aug 25, 2021 4:59 PM

KDHE: 30 new COVID cases in Ellis Co. since Monday

Posted Aug 25, 2021 4:59 PM

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 30 new COVID-19 cases in Ellis County had been identified since Monday.

There have been 172 new COVID-19 cases identified in Ellis County in the month of August after a lull in cases dwindled to near zero in June.

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As of Tuesday, the University of Kansas Health System reported 15 COVID-19 inpatients at HaysMed.

Since reporting began, there have been 3,976 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County, including 74 coronavirus-related deaths.