Kansas seeing downward trend in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Kelly says


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Governor Laura Kelly gave her COVID-19 update Wednesday at the statehouse.

As of Wednesday afternoon, the New York Times reported 254,711 total positive cases of COVID-19 across the state. That number includes 3,355 deaths.

Gov. Kelly said Kansas is one of only three states seeing a downward trend in cases according to Johns Hopkins. She said the state is currently wrapping up the first phase of the vaccine distribution plan.

She said the state is joining a national pharmacy partnership to increase the number of vaccines across the state. Gov. Kelly said more information will be provided next week.

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine in Kansas, you can go to kansasvaccine.gov.

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