Douglas County has now reported 561 cases of coronavirus
Douglas County has reported 561 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, an increase of 19 cases since Wednesday.
In Douglas County, 427 out of the 561 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
Four patients at Lawrence’s hospital had COVID-19 on Thursday, two more than Wednesday.
On Wednesday the health department announced that two people in Douglas County had died from COVID-19 or with the virus as a contributing factor in their deaths.