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Kansas stricter on gatherings; 1M people told to stay home


March 22, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Shelter-in-place orders are about to take effect for about a third of Kansas' population to slow the spread of coronavirus, and Gov. Laura Kelly announced Monday that she will tighten restrictions on public gatherings.

Five counties with about 1 million of the state's 2.9 million residents were telling residents to stay home starting Tuesday, except for essential business, such as buying food or seeking medical care. They include Johnson County, which is the state's most populous county, three other neighboring counties in or touching the Kansas City area, and Douglas...

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