COVID-19 cases in Douglas County increase to 608; 112 remain active

photo by: Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health

COVID-19 update for Douglas County on July 27.

Douglas County has reported 608 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, an increase of 20 cases since 1 p.m. Friday.

In Douglas County, 496 out of the 608 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 Monday, one more than Friday.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s online map noted that 10,722 Douglas County residents had been tested for the disease so far. The county’s testing rate per 1,000 people was 87.7.

photo by: Lawrence Douglas-County Public Health

This graph shows the positivity rate of COVID-19 testing in Douglas County, which is the percentage of people who tested positive for COVID-19 out of the overall number tested that week.

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