COVID-19 cases in Douglas County increase by 26 to 2,309; 539 cases are active
photo by: Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
Douglas County has reported 2,309 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, an increase of 26 cases since Monday.
The county has averaged about 18 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 18 new cases per day is down from a high of 45 cases per day in late August and up from a recent low of nine cases per day in early August.
In Douglas County, 1,770 out of the 2,309 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, two more than Monday.