Tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Douglas County increases to 66; only 2 remain active

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Vehicles line up for coronavirus testing at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Douglas County has reported 66 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, local officials said Friday — an increase of one case since Thursday.

In Douglas County, 64 out of the 66 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 have recovered, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health said in its daily update.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s online map noted that 3,227 Douglas County residents have been tested for the disease so far. The county’s testing rate per 1,000 people was 26.4.

No patients at Lawrence’s hospital had COVID-19 on Friday, according to a release from LMH Health.


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