The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 15 new COVID-19 cases had been identified in Ellis County from Dec. 31 and Jan. 6.
KDHE reports updated case numbers weekly on Wednesdays.
Ellis County remains in the substantial category, the KDHE reported, while Russell, Trego and Rush counties were in the high-incidence category. (See map below).
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Since reporting began, there have been 8,326 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County.