COVID-19 cases in Douglas County increase by 26 to 2,309; 539 cases are active

photo by: Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health

Sept. 29 COVID-19 update from the health department

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.


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