RELATED: Flu on the rise in northwest Kansas
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday reported 41 new COVID-19 cases had been identified in Ellis County from Dec. 10 and 16.
KDHE reports updated case numbers weekly on Wednesdays.
Much of northwest Kansas, including Ellis County, remains in the high-incidence category, the KDHE reported. (See map below).
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Since reporting began, there have been 8,275 cases of COVID-19 identified in Ellis County.