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Health officials: 8th case of COVID-19 confirmed in Kansas


March 15, 2020

OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas health officials on Saturday confirmed the state's eighth novel coronavirus case in a person from Franklin County in eastern Kansas.

No details about the person were released, but the news follows on the heels of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment announcing Saturday morning the state's seventh case — a woman in her 50s associated with Johnson County Community College. That case is the county's first believed to have been contracted locally, the release said.

Four other COVID-19 cases have been reported in Johnson County. All of them beco...

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