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Summer camps hit with COVID outbreaks — are schools next?

The U.S. has seen a string of COVID-19 outbreaks tied to summer camps in recent weeks in places such as Texas, Illinois, Florida, Missouri and Kansas, in what some fear could be a preview of the upcoming school year. In some cases the outbreaks have spread from the camp to the broader ...

Kansas sees COVID-19 surge fueled by delta variant

Topeka — Kansas on Friday reported its biggest surge in COVID-19 cases in more than three months with the faster-spreading delta variant becoming a growing public health issue. Some of the biggest numbers of new cases per 1,000 residents over the previous two weeks were in counties ...

Kansas health officials cite summer camps as COVID clusters

TOPEKA — Health officials are investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at a summer camp in Butler County, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Thursday. Thirteen cases were reported in the last two weeks and 23 cases have been reported overall at the AGK Ministries ...