Kansas coronavirus circumstances build up, so do vaccinations

WICHITA, Kan. — Kansans proceed to roll up their sleeves to get vaccinated towards COVID-19. Previously week, well being staff administered virtually 40,000 doses:

  • 3,022 Kansans were given their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
  • 3,779 were given a 2nd dose
  • 33,089 were given a booster dose

The proportion of Kansans who’ve won no less than one dose is 64.5%, whilst 56.5% have finished a vaccine collection.

COVID-19 is still a well being worry. The Kansas Division of Well being and Atmosphere (KDHE) says the state’s loss of life toll larger via 17 since its ultimate replace. 5 of the ones deaths took place prior to now week.

The KDHE experiences that 2,866 Kansans examined sure for the coronavirus within the ultimate seven days. That’s one thousand greater than the former week. Alternatively, the state says the seven-day moderate of recent circumstances remained about the similar at 266.

One of the circumstances are examined for variants. The KDHE says 82 of the new circumstances got here again as being the BA.4/BA.5 subvariants.

All through a take a look at of Kansas hospitals on Tuesday, the KDHE realized there are 119 sufferers hospitalized with COVID-19. This is down 21 from ultimate week.

  • 118 of the sufferers are adults
  • One is a kid
  • 15 of the sufferers are in in depth care

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