COVID-19 cases in Douglas County increase by 40 to 1,935; 764 cases are active
photo by: Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
Douglas County has reported 1,935 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, an increase of 40 cases since Monday.
The county has averaged about 23 new cases per day over the last 14 days, according to a 14-day moving average graph updated weekdays by the health department. The current average of 23 new cases per day is down from a recent high of 45 cases per day in late August and up from a recent low of about nine cases per day in early August.
In Douglas County, 1,171 out of the 1,935 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
Five patients at Lawrence’s hospital had COVID-19 on Tuesday, one fewer than Monday. Ten Douglas County residents have died thus far from COVID-19 or with the virus as a contributing factor in their deaths.