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Douglas County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases since Friday; 191 remain active

Douglas County reported 9,254 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, an increase of 18 cases since Friday. In Douglas County, 9,063 out of the 9,254 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 191 cases are active. The county has ...

Douglas County reports 10 new COVID-19 cases since Monday; 204 remain active

Douglas County reported 9,226 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, an increase of 10 cases since Monday. In Douglas County, 9,022 out of the 9,226 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 204 cases are active. The county has ...

Douglas County reports 11 new COVID-19 cases since Friday; 230 remain active

Douglas County reported 9,216 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, an increase of 11 cases since Friday. In Douglas County, 8,986 out of the 9,216 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 230 cases are active. The county has ...

Douglas County reports 13 new COVID-19 cases since Monday; 212 remain active

Douglas County reported 9,194 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, an increase of 13 cases since Monday. In Douglas County, 8,982 out of the 9,194 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 212 cases are active. The county has ...

Douglas County reports 29 new COVID-19 cases since Friday; 217 remain active

Douglas County reported 9,181 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, an increase of 29 cases since Friday. In Douglas County, 8,964 out of the 9,181 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 217 cases are active. The county has ...

Kansas will resume administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Monday that Kansas would resume administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine had been paused on April 13 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the ...

COVID-19 vaccine

Douglas County vaccine distribution numbers show decline in demand

Douglas County distributed fewer than 1,000 first doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the past week, the smallest distribution the county has had since it began reporting vaccine distribution information to the Journal-World on Feb. 12. According to data from local health organizations, 50,889 ...

Douglas County reports 27 new COVID-19 cases since Monday; 178 remain active

Douglas County reported 9,131 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, an increase of 27 cases since Monday. In Douglas County, 8,953 out of the 9,131 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 178 cases are active. The health ...

Douglas County reports 13 new COVID-19 cases since Monday; 236 remain active

Douglas County reported 9,042 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, an increase of 13 cases since Monday. In Douglas County, 8,806 out of the 9,042 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, meaning 236 cases are active. The health ...