COVID-19 cases in Douglas County increase to 377; 183 remain active

photo by: Orlin Wagner/Associated Press

Medical personnel conduct coronavirus testing at LMH Health in Lawrence on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

Douglas County has reported 377 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, an increase of 23 cases since Monday.

In Douglas County, 194 out of the 377 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 have recovered. The age range with the highest number of cases is 20 to 29. Out of the 377 cases of COVID-19 in Douglas County, 234 are people in that age range. That’s about 62% of cases. The next-highest age range is 10 to 19, with 36 cases.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s online map noted that 7,578 Douglas County residents had been tested for the disease so far. The county’s testing rate per 1,000 people was 62.

No patients at Lawrence’s hospital had COVID-19 on Wednesday.



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