Dec 17, 2021

KDHE: 17 new COVID cases in Ellis Co. since Wednesday

Posted Dec 17, 2021 6:35 PM

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

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The KDHE reported Wednesday 55 percent of eligible Ellis County residents are fully vaccinated, noting the vaccination rate for the eligible Kansas population (12 and older) is approximately 66 percent.

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Since reporting began, there have been 5,077 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County, including 77 coronavirus-related deaths.